Statement from Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) on his reelection to represent the First Congressional District of New York:
“I am deeply honored and humbled that the families of Long Island have entrusted me to continue representing our great Congressional District.
“Since the day I was first elected, I have been willing to work with anyone to find common ground however possible. Whether it’s coronavirus response resources, the $2 billion Electron Ion Collider headed now to Brookhaven National Laboratory, combating MS-13, securing critical Army Corps of Engineers projects and much more, our work has delivered for Long Island families, just like our work with Democrats helped get the Great American Outdoors Act over the finish line, full funding for the National Estuary Program and SeaGrant, permanent funding for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, and many other important priorities.
“As America enters its next chapter, I am confident we will defeat the Coronavirus and continue growing our economy. To achieve these goals, that means working across the political aisle. Having been ranked the 12th most bipartisan Congressman in America by Georgetown University and the Lugar Center, I look forward to continuing to do my part to make those goals a reality.
“Working together does not mean compromising our values. To the men and women of law enforcement, I say thank you for all you do to keep our communities safe. I unapologetically support these amazing men and women, especially when they are under attack.
“I’d like to thank my family – my wife, Diana, and our 14-year-old identical twin daughters, Mikayla and Arianna, for their unyielding support.
“Congratulations to my opponent, Nancy Goroff, her volunteers, and other supporters for running a hard fought campaign.
“Finally, to the voters of Long Island I say thank you. I am proud to have always called Long Island my home and it’s an honor to represent the greatest Congressional District in America.”