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SIRES, Albio, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Bejucal, Cuba, January 26,
1951; graduated from Memorial High School, West New York, N.J.; B.A., St.
Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J., 1974; M.A., Middlebury College,
Middlebury, Vt., 1985; businessman; teacher; unsuccessful candidate for
election to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; mayor, West New York, N.J.,
1995- 2007; New Jersey state general assembly, 2000-2006; speaker, New Jersey
state general assembly, 2002-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred
Ninth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the
resignation of United States Representative Robert Menendez, and reelected to
the five succeeding Congresses (November 7, 2006-present).