Darren Soto is an accomplished lawyer, legislator, environmentalist, and proud progressive representing the diverse, hardworking people of Central Florida in Congress.
After graduating college, Darren moved to Orlando with a plan to stand up for people in the courtroom (and play music on the side.)
Along the way, Darren joined the Young Democrats to meet like-minded progressives in the area. Before long, he was asked to consider running for the Florida House at age 28. He ran, he won, and ever since, he’s brought a sense of humility and service to the job – and the voters have taken notice.
While serving in the Florida Legislature for the past eight years, Darren worked to bring high-paying, high tech jobs to Central Florida; protect our clean air, land, and water; expand and protect health care; help families facing foreclosure; and improve education. Learn more about Darren’s accomplishments.
In Congress, Darren will:
Darren is the first person of Puerto Rican descent to serve in Congress from Florida. His wife, Amanda, works as a math coach in the Orange County public schools.