Guam New Members 2019

Guam New Members 2019

Del.-elect Michael San Nicolas (D-Guam)

DATE OF BIRTH: Jan. 30, 1981
RESIDENCE: Talofofo, Guam
OCCUPATION: Territorial senator
EDUCATION: B.A., University of Guam
FAMILY: Wife, Kathryn; two children

Michael San Nicolas will be the first new Guam representative in Congress in 15 years.

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San Nicolas, a Democrat, beat outgoing Del. Madeleine BordalloMadeleine Mary BordalloThis week: Lawmakers return to mourn George H.W. Bush Guam New Members 2019 Overnight Defense: VA pick breezes through confirmation hearing | House votes to move on defense bill negotiations | Senate bill would set 'stringent' oversight on North Korea talks MORE (D-Guam), who was dogged by an ethics investigation, in an August primary.

He beat Republican nominee Doris Flores Brooks, a former public auditor, in the general election.

San Nicolas has been a senator in the Guam Legislature since 2013.

San Nicolas is the descendant of several prominent Guam politicians — both his grandfathers were local legislators, as was his great-grandfather.

When former President Clinton visited the U.S. territory in 1998, San Nicolas, then a high school student, introduced Clinton at a massive rally.

San Nicolas told The Hill recently he’s “very interested” in joining the Congressional Hispanic Caucus — he would become the second delegate to join the caucus.

San Nicolas is a former high school teacher and financial adviser. He was also a vice president of the Bank of Guam.