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Nate McMurray concedes to Chris Collins in speech at his campaign headquarters in Hamburg. He later called for a recount. November 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 07, 2018 - 2:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Nathan McMurray demanded a recount after a one-point loss to Congressman Chris Collins in Tuesday’s midterm election for the 27th congressional district. Does he have the grounds to do it? According to New York State Election Law (6210.18, H), the “county boards of elections...
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November 07, 2018 - 2:22 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Chris Collins didn't seem too concerned about how he'll represent the residents of New York 27 despite being under indictment. "As far as I'm concerned, everything's fine," said the incumbent and now re-elected congressman. Congressman Chris Collins speaking to media after...
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Congressman Chris Collins speaks after Nate McMurray initially concedes in 2018 midterm election. November 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Mike Baggerman
November 07, 2018 - 1:16 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The hotly contested and much anticipated race for the NY27 Congressional seat between Republican Chris Collins and Democrat Nate McMurray was too close to officially call, but the challenger appeared to realize that only after initially conceding. McMurray is now demanding a...
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Tom Puckett
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) One of the big races on this Election Day is in New York's 27th congressional district. Nate McMurray challenges incumbent Chris Collins. McMurray says he's done everything he can to win. "We've been everywhere and back. We've talked to people and ran the campaign the right way...
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Mike Baggerman
November 02, 2018 - 11:29 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A poll released by Rochester TV station WHEC shows Congressman Chris Collins with a seven-point lead over Nathan McMurray in the race for New York's 27th Congressional District. The poll shows Collins obtaining 45 percent of the vote. However, it also notes that nearly 17...
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Candidates for New York's 27th Congressional District debate at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute. Democrat Nathan McMurray (left) and Reform candidate Larry Piegza (right). Congressman Chris Collins was absent. 10/30/18 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 30, 2018 - 12:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Candidates for New York's 27th congressional district participated in the annual debate at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute on Tuesday afternoon. However, not all of the candidates showed up. Incumbent Congressman Chris Collins skipped the debate because he believes it does...
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October 30, 2018 - 7:18 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins told WBEN this morning that he will not attend Tuesday's debate at St. Joe's Collegiate Institute. Collins, speaking with WBEN reporters for the first time since his August 8 indictment, said the debate is not something he thinks would benefit his...
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Tom Puckett
October 29, 2018 - 6:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A new poll out shows Congressman Chris Collins with a slim lead over Nate McMurray with a week to go before the election. The New York Times live poll shows Collins leading McMurray 44-40 percent, with a margin of error of five percent. Canisius College's Kevin Hardwick says it's...
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Tom Puckett
October 22, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) On Friday, it appeared as if Governor Cuomo and Marc Molinaro would debate over the weekend. That did not happen, and time is running out for any debate in the race for governor. "I am here, if you want to call me (Saturday), if you want to do it, with Mr. Molinaro, I will be...
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Nathan McMurray poses with supporter in Hamburg. August 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
October 16, 2018 - 8:17 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democratic congressional candidate Nathan McMurray saw a considerable increase in the latest campaign finance quarterly report that was released on Monday. McMurray, who only had $81,772 cash on hand in the campaign after the quarterly reports in July, raised over $500,000...
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