Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

American politician

Date of Birth: 13-Oct-1989

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York, United States

Profession: politician, waiter, bartender, publisher, political activist, community organizer, educational strategist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (; Spanish: [o'kasjo ko?'tes]; born October 13, 1989), popularly known as AOC, is an American politician and activist who serves as the U.S.
  • Representative for New York's 14th congressional district.
  • The district includes the eastern part of the Bronx and portions of north-central Queens in New York City.
  • She is a member of the Democratic Party. Ocasio-Cortez drew national recognition when she won the Democratic Party's primary election for New York's 14th congressional district on June 26, 2018.
  • She defeated Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley, a 10-term incumbent, in what was widely seen as the biggest upset victory in the 2018 midterm election primaries.
  • She defeated Republican opponent Anthony Pappas in the November 6, 2018, general election.
  • At age 29, Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman to serve in the United States Congress.
  • Ocasio-Cortez has been noted for her substantial social media presence relative to her fellow members of Congress.Ocasio-Cortez is among the first female members of the Democratic Socialists of America elected to serve in Congress.
  • Ocasio-Cortez advocates a progressive platform that includes Medicare for all, a federal jobs guarantee, a proposed Green New Deal, abolishing the U.S.
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement, free public college and trade school, and a 70% marginal tax rate for incomes above $10 million. Ocasio-Cortez majored in international relations and economics at Boston University, graduating cum laude in 2011.
  • She then worked as a waitress and bartender before running for Congress in 2018; she also served as an educational director for the five-day-long 2017 Northeast Collegiate World Series for the National Hispanic Institute.

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