- DISTRICT: 7
- REGION: Federal
- GOVERNMENT BODY: Congressional
- YEAR: 2020
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez is running for reelection to represent District 6 in the 117th Congress. Velazquez has represented her district since being elected in 1993. Throughout her time in Congress, Velazquez has sponsored numerous bills to limit and ban the use of many chemical pesticides. On the 2019 Environmental Scorecard, Velazquez received 100%. She has committed to legislation such as HR5221 which declares a national goal that the US achieve a 100 percent clean economy by no later than 2050.