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About Former Senator Jose Peralta's

In Memory of Senator Jose R. Peralta

Remembering the Life of Senator Jose R. Peralta


The Legacy of Senator Jose R. Peralta


Senator Jose R. Peralta made history by becoming the first Dominican-American elected to the New York Senate when he assumed office in District 13. He served from 2010 until his death in 2018.

Peralta's tenure was marked by a focus on immigration justice, support for working-class families, access to quality education for all children and advocacy for LGBT rights.

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