Republicans

Chris Jacobs and Nate McMurray
Chis Jacobs and Nate McMurray/WIVB photos
Tom Puckett
June 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Thousands of mail-in ballots will likely keep candidates from learning who wins Tuesday night.
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Tom Puckett
June 19, 2020 - 2:18 pm
Rob Ortt to become the next State Senate Republican leader.
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Chris Jacobs
NYS Senator Chris Jacobs/WBEN Photo
Susan Rose
June 02, 2020 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON, DC (WBEN) - President Donald Trump is reinforcing his support of Chris Jacobs for Congress. In a series of tweets Tuesday morning, the President shared his complete and total endorsement for Jacobs, who is running against Nate McMurray for the 27th District Congressional seat, once...
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State Senator Chris Jacobs
WBEN photo/Tim Wenger
WBEN Newsroom
January 25, 2020 - 5:16 pm
The pick is in. After a marathon meeting of eight GOP party chairs in Wyoming County, State Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy made the announcement late Saturday afternoon. "It is the decision of the county chairs to endorse Chris Jacobs for the 27th Congressional seat.
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Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw
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Susan Rose
January 24, 2020 - 11:26 am
Eight party chairmen representing counties in the 27th Congressional District are planning to interview candidates to succeed former Rep. Chris Collins Saturday. The time and place of that meeting is a mystery.
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(WBEN) - Just a week after stepping down as the Congressional Representative for New York's 27th District, Former Congressman Chris Collins is changing his legal residence to Florida. Carl Calabrese on Collins changing his address to Florida In an email to his closest friends and supporters,...
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Brian Mazurowski
July 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Even without an official declaration, the NY-27 Congressional race was turned up a notch this week. Though he said earlier this year that he wouldn't decide whether or not he will officially run for re-election until the fall, the recent moves by Congressman Chris Collins point...
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Olcott, NY (WBEN) - The interest in the NY-27 Congressional race continues to heat up. State Senator Rob Ortt said you can count him among those who have made no secret of their interest in campaigning for the seat. "I have been making my rounds around the 27th District," Ortt told WBEN. "I have...
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Brian Mazurowski
May 29, 2019 - 10:53 am
(WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins said that he is leaning toward seeking re-election in 2020, despite facial federal charges and a growing list of Republicans vying for his seat. "People across the board are encouraging me to run," Collins told WBEN Wednesday morning. "That's where my leaning is,...
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ABC News
WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) - President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani, one of the president's attorneys, said Tuesday that their document will be dozens of pages long. Giuliani says it will...
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