Antonio Delgado is the newly elected congressional representative for New York’s 19th District.
It was a long night as the race for the 19th Congressional District was neck-and-neck until the very end. Late in the evening, incumbent John Faso gave a concession speech and congratulated his challenger democrat Antonio Delgado.
In his speech, Faso said it’s important for elected officials to continue doing the good work of the people who elected them.
“It’s a very contentious time, and I’ve tried to tone down, to turn down, the volume in how I’ve felt with all the controversies that flow around us,” he said. “And sometimes circumstances catch up to you in this regard, and so I think the national mood definitely played a major role in the results here tonight.”
Faso said serving the people of the 19th district was the honor of his life.