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Congressman Zeldin Hosts First Facebook Live from Washington, DC

March 8, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Tonight, March 7, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted his first Facebook Live session from Washington, DC. You can view the recording of the Facebook Live session through Congressman Zeldin’s Facebook page here. There were over 14,000 interactions (Comments/Likes/Shares) during the FB Live session.

During the Facebook Live session, Congressman Zeldin provided an update from our nation's Capitol on his work in Congress and answered questions from constituents from the comfort of their own homes. NY-1 constituents were able to comment throughout the Facebook Live session and ask the Congressman questions.

Congressman Zeldin has had two straight years of public forums, telephone town halls, and mobile office hours, including the most recent mobile office event that took place this past Friday, March 3rd. Congressman Zeldin also continues to attend countless public forums, including a public forum on March 3rd that was hosted by the Long Island Metro Business Alliance (LIMBA), where he answered questions posed by the moderator and audience. Congressman Zeldin's days have also been filled with great individual and small group meetings with constituents spanning the ideological spectrum. On Thursday, February 23rd, Congressman Zeldin also hosted a TeleTown Hall event, where approximately 100,000 homes were called. During the call, there were 9,116 people on the phone listening. There were also an additional 1,015 listening online. The Congressman has been doing these for years, approximately quarterly since he was in the State Senate. Congressman Zeldin is in favor of engaging with constituents in any substantive, productive setting. Congressman Zeldin also meets regularly with his constituents of all backgrounds individually and in small groups, which take more time, but have proven to be substantive, informative and productive.