Born in 1978 as Francisco Javier Domenech, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Francisco has made a name for himself in the world of American politics. His interest in politics and leadership spiked during his teen years, particularly during his time in Ocala, Florida where he spent most of his schooling years. This interest in leadership and politics would stay with him into adulthood and see him appointed to different regional and national political positions for within the Democratic Party.
Francisco Domenech is a lawyer by profession having graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, school of law with a juris doctor degree in 2003. He is also an acclaimed political analyst, having graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Political science from the same university in 1999. Notably, Francisco was the President of the General Student Body Council. He had also represented his institution in different national competitions for the school of law.
Life in politics
The university life, particularly his participation in leading different school departments helped hone his political skills. It also exposed him to the national politics and saw him appointed the president of the Puerto Rico Young Democrats America. He would use this newfound influence to rally island wide campaigns for different individuals including governors, senators, and even Democratic presidential candidates. For instance, he volunteered to campaign for Gov. Pedro Rossello during the 2003/4 campaigns.
This devotion to the Democratic Party saw him appointed the national officer for the Young Democrats America in 2005. This further fueled his commitment to the party and subsequently earning him the position of national Vice President for Development in 2007. This saw him gain membership to the Democratic National Convention (DNC), a position he used to pioneer the founding of YDA Hispanic caucus. Watch Francisco Domenech on Youtube.
Francisco Domenech has made several achievements in his political life, some of which have proved historic. For instance, he is the only person to have ever served as a national officer of the Young Democrats of America to have ever served for seven consecutive years. He also served as a delegate to the DNC for four consecutive times representing his Bayamon Senatorial District. Most recently, he was named top fundraiser for Hillary Clinton’s Campaign during the 2016 electioneering period.