Lee Zeldin is an American attorney, politician, and officer in the United States Army Reserve. A Republican, he has represented New York’s 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 2015.
In 2010, Zeldin challenged the Democratic candidate and incumbent Brian X. Foley for the New York State Senate seat for the third district. Zeldin won the election with 57 percent of the vote, defeating Foley.
In 2012, Zeldin won reelection by garnering 56% of the vote, which was enough to overcome the Democratic candidate Francis Genco.
In January of 2011, a bill that Zeldin had helped propose and that set a maximum limit of 2 percent for property taxes was signed into law. In June of 2011, Zeldin cast a no vote on the Marriage Equality Act, which was ultimately approved by the Senate with a vote of 33–29.
The bill was made into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature. Following the bill’s passage, Zeldin issued the following statement: “It is my view that marriage should be defined as being between a man and a woman.”
In December 2011, Zeldin voiced his support for a reduction in the MTA payroll tax of $250 million. Zeldin was one of the people that assisted in the formation of the PFC Joseph Dwyer PTSD Peer-to-Peer Veterans Support program in March of 2012. The budget for the state of New York for the 2012–2013 fiscal year includes financing for the program.
Meet Lee Zeldin’s Daughter Mikayla Zeldin?
American attorney, politician, and officer Lee Zeldin has a beautiful daughter called Mikayla Zeldin. His daughter Mikayla has a siblings who goes by the name Ariana Zeldin.
Both of them go to Hebrew school at the temple every day.