General election Ocasio-Cortez faced Republican nominee Anthony Pappas in the November 6 general election.
His departure in 2019 drew considerable speculation as to whether Ocasio-Cortez was trying to implement a more moderate strategy.
Their relationship is depicted in the Netflix documentary Knock Down the House, which follows four women running for Congress in 2018 including in 2020.
Co-creator of two progressive political action committees, he has been called a significant political presence.
Taking office at age 29, Ocasio-Cortez is.
She has said she supports the and thanked its members for their role in her campaign.