NY27

Brendan Keany
November 06, 2019 - 6:27 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - While a date isn't set in stone, Governor Andrew Cuomo has publicly stated that he'd prefer any special election for New York's 27th Congressional District to be held on the same day as the state's presidential primary, which is Tuesday, April 28. The seat is currently empty due to...
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Brendan Keany
October 23, 2019 - 3:45 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, NY (WBEN) - It's been almost a month since Chris Collin's resigned his position as Congressman for New York's 27th Congressional District, but Governor Andrew Cuomo has yet to announce anything concrete regarding a possible special election to fill the vacant seat. However, on Wednesday...
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Tom Puckett
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The man who managed Donald Trujmp's 2016 campaign says all indications are Trump should win re-election in 2020. Corey Lewandowski hopes locally a special election will be called sooner rather than later in NY27. "As I travel the country, I see the economic opportunities people...
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Mike Baggerman
October 21, 2019 - 12:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite an election that is more than a year away, an attack ad is targeting NY-27 candidate Chris Jacobs. The 60-second radio ad describes Jacobs as a "Rino Republican", meaning "republican in name only". It calls Jacobs a "total Rino" and criticizes him for Albany's pay...
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Tim Wenger
October 20, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) – After a great deal of contemplation, soul-searching and consultation with area political leaders, David Bellavia will sit out running for Congress in NY27. Bellavia has long been considered to be the frontrunner if he were to run and has been the subject of intense...
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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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Brendan Keany
Tom Puckett
October 07, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Back on WBEN Monday, David Bellavia says he remains undecided on a decision to run for NY27. Bellavia tells Tom Bauerle he's learned lessons from the past. "When someone says we'd like this, you don't come out and say no, no, no because you burn bridges and close opportunities in...
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Brendan Keany
October 01, 2019 - 1:07 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Tuesday morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo told WAMC radio that he's inclined to hold a special election for former Congressman Chris Collins' empty seat in New York's 27th District. "Western New York deserves a seat. We have a lot going on in Western New York, a lot of good things...
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Tom Puckett
October 01, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The man who unsuccessfully challenged Congressman Chris Collins says the resignation of Collins puts an end to a long Western New York nightmare. "It's an era where we have not had represenation," says Nate McMurray. "Today it's official, but for a long time, we have not had...
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(WBEN) - When, if at all, might a special election take place for the seat in NY-27? It's up to Governor Andrew Cuomo to call for a special election for the now-vacant Congressional seat. He talked about when he might do that this morning on WAMC. "Western New York deserves a seat. We have a lot...
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