Rubén Díaz Sr.

New York state senator and New York City councilman

Rubén Díaz Sr. (born April 22, 1943) is a Puerto Rican politician and an ordained Pentecostal minister. He has represented the 18th Council District in the New York City Council since January 2018.

Rubén Díaz Sr.
Member of the New York City Council
from the 18th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2018
Preceded byAnnabel Palma
In office
January 1, 2002 – January 1, 2003
Preceded byLucy Cruz
Succeeded byPedro Espada Jr.
Member of the New York Senate
from the 32nd district
In office
January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2017
Preceded byPedro Espada Jr.
Succeeded byLuis Sepúlveda
Personal details
Born (1943-04-22) April 22, 1943 (age 80)
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Political partyDemocratic
EducationLehman College (BA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1960–1963

He is a member of the Democratic Party. Díaz represented the 32nd district in the New York State Senate from 2003 to 2017.

He is a socially conservative Democrat. Díaz is known for his criticisms to abortion[1] and same-sex marriage.[2]

References change

  1. "Pol invokes Hitler to oppose abortion bill". NY Daily News. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  2. Barkan, Ross (April 5, 2013). "Rubén Díaz Sr. Stands Fast Against Gay Marriage as His Own Son Supports It". The New York Observer.