Jeff Beals is running for Congress in NY’s 19th Congressional District. NY-19 covers the Hudson Valley and the Catskills–from the FDR library to the Baseball Hall of Fame. It is currently held by John Faso.
Jeff is a high school history teacher in Woodstock, NY, and a former US diplomat who was decorated by both the US Army and State Department for his service in Iraq. He began his career as an analyst with the CIA after graduating with honors with both a BA and MA from Harvard. His family has had a farm in the Hudson Valley since his childhood. Jeff is a progressive in his views on jobs, health care, the environment, campaign finance reform, and other issues important to CD 19.