Albio Sires is a Representative from New Jersey. He was born in Bejucal, Cuba on January 26, 1951.
He received his B.A. from St. Peter’s College in 1974, and his M.A. from Middlebury College in 1985. He worked as a businessman and teacher before becoming mayor of West New York, N.J. from 1995- 2007.
He was a member of the New Jersey state general assembly from 2000-2006 before being 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 six succeeding Congresses (November 7, 2006-present).