New York City Council Member Ruben Diaz Sr. is a Ted Cruz super-fan who pens weird ‘What You Should Know’ email screeds against everything from marriage equality to a woman's right to choose to stem cell research. He has an extensive history of extreme rhetoric and policy positions that place him firmly in the MAGA camp.
Diaz Sr. is running for Congress as a Democrat in New York's primary election on June 23, 2020.
Recently in 2019, Diaz Sr. interrupted the sensitivity training in the New York City Council saying “ “I’m not gonna rat my people out! This place is full of rats!” ...So we’re supposed to be rats?” In 2019 he also said the New York City Council was “controlled by the homosexual community.”
Bronx United is a coalition of concerned New Yorkers who seek to prevent NYC Council Member Ruben Diaz Sr. from winning the 2020 Democratic primary election for the 15th Congressional district in the Bronx.
Together through a multi-level and multilingual campaign, we aim to shine light on his lack of commitment to progressive values since first being elected in 2001 by speaking directly with voters in NY-15.