US House, NY-08

Hakeem Jeffries


  • Introduced legislation to designate new monument in Brooklyn
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned 97% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard


  • House Minority Leader
  • Holding this seat in New York will help win a pro-environmental majority in the House, making it easier to pass climate legislation at the federal level


Representative Hakeem Jeffries is running for a sixth term to represent New York’s 8th Congressional District. Jeffries previously served in the state Assembly. While there, he had a near-perfect voting record on environmental issues and led efforts to protect children from hazardous and dangerous toys. As a Congressman, he introduced legislation that would study the feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park as part of the National Parks System. In Congress, Jeffries will continue to prioritize environmental justice issues. Representative Jeffries has a 97% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard. Representative Jeffries is endorsed by LCV Action Fund and NRDC Action Fund.

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