Ana B. Quezada is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Rhode Island Senate representing District 2 (Providence) since January 2017. She is a code enforcement officer for the Providence Department of Inspection and Standards. Before that she was a social services coordinator at the John Hope Settlement House.[1]

Ana B. Quezada
Member of the Rhode Island Senate
from the 2nd[2] district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017[1]
Preceded byJuan Pichardo
Personal details
Born (1965-04-23) April 23, 1965 (age 59)[3]
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseLazaro Quezada (m. 1997)

2018 lawsuit edit

In 2018, she sued the City of Providence, alleging that they retaliated against her for accusing a superior of alleged discrimination against a Hispanic electrical inspector.[4]

Political career edit

Quezada endorsed Sabina Matos in the 2022 Rhode Island lieutenant gubernatorial election.[5]

On April 6, 2023, Quezada announced that she would be a candidate for the United States House of Representatives in a special election to succeed fellow Democrat David Cicilline.[6]

Personal life edit

She is married and has three children.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "Biography". Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island Senate. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  2. ^ "Ana B. Quezada". Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island Senate. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  3. ^ "State of Rhode Island General Assembly".
  4. ^ Mulvaney, Katie (November 8, 2018). "State senator sues city of Providence in federal court, alleging discrimination". Providence Journal.
  5. ^ "Labor, Community, Faith and Elected Leaders Line Up to Support Sabina". Sabina Matos for Rhode Island. Archived from the original on 2022-08-28. Retrieved 2022-08-28.
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