Congressman Albio Sires

Our Congressman in the House of Representatives is Albio Sires, who has represented the 8th District since 2006.  Mr. Sires was born in Cuba and came to the U.S. when he was 10 years old as a refugee.  He was raised in West New York and was a teacher and business owner before running for office.   He first served as the Mayor of West New York, and later he became Speaker of the Assembly in the NJ State Legislature.  Today, Congressman Sires serves on two Committees in the House: Foreign Affairs, and Transportation and Infrastructure.

Recent Key Votes:

YES: Imposing sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea (419-3)

NO: Penalizing states & localities that have "sanctuary" laws on immigration (228-195)

NO: Dismantling financial regulations put in place by the Dodd-Frank Act (233-186)

NO: The American Health Care Act of 2017 (217-213)

NO: Repeal of an FCC rule barring internet providers from sharing data on customers' activities (215-205)


DC Phone: (202) 225-7919

Fax: (202) 226-0792

Jersey City Phone: (201) 309-0301

West New York Phone: (201) 558-0800

Elizabeth Phone: (908) 820-0692


Official Website:


twitter: @RepSires

Map of the 8th District