Chris Collins

Tom Puckett
November 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The canvassing of the counties in NY27 has been well underway as we move one step closer to certification in the race between Nate McMurray and Chris Collins. Erie County will begin its canvas this week and this is expected to finalize the outcome of the hotly contested race. "I...
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Nate McMurray hugs supporters after conceding to Congressman Chris Collins in 2018 midterm election. November 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 14, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Even though Congressman Chris Collins was named the unofficial winner for New York's 27th Congressional District after last week's midterm elections, his democratic challenger Nate McMurray is holding onto hope that he can pull off the upset using absentee ballots. McMurray...
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November 07, 2018 - 7:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) — The race between indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins and Democratic challenger Nate McMurray in western New York remains too close to call and might not be decided for days. Collins' campaign and McMurray held Wednesday news conferences to talk about where things...
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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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