Congressman Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. represents the 11th Congressional District of New York in the US House of Representatives. The 11th District encompasses all of Staten Island (Richmond County) and South Brooklyn (Kings County). Congressman Donovan was first elected to Congress on May 5, 2015 during a special election and sworn-in on May 13, 2015.
A native Staten Islander, Congressman Donovan has dedicated his life to serving the people of New York. He began his career as a prosecutor serving eight years under Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau where he prosecuted major narcotics cases. After leaving Morgenthau’s office, Congressman Donovan began serving his native Staten Island in 1996 as Chief of Staff to then Borough President Guy V. Molinari. In January 2002, he was appointed Deputy Borough President, serving under Borough President James P. Molinaro. In November 2003, Congressman Donovan was elected Richmond County District Attorney where he remained for over a decade.
Congressman Donovan serves as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee.