NY27

November 26, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Nearly three weeks after the election, Nate McMurray concedes the race for NY27 to incumbent Congressman Chris Collins. McMurray had a parting shot at Collins, claiming the incumbent went to extremes to win such a close race. "He lied about me, he lied about my family. He hid...
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Mike Baggerman
November 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democratic congressional candidate Nate McMurray will lose to Congressman Chris Collins by about 1,000 votes after the final canvass of the vote takes place. However, McMurray has not conceded to Collins yet. Initially, a press conference was scheduled for Wednesday but...
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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 20, 2018 - 7:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Chris Collins will be the victor in New York’s 27th Congressional District after Nate McMurray, who needed to collect roughly three times as many absentee votes as Collins, only collected 59 percent of the absentee and emergency ballots in Tuesday’s count of those ballots...
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A bipartisan group of volunteers open absentee ballots in New York's 27th Congressional Race. November 20, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2018 - 1:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins lost in the absentee balloting for New York's 27th Congressional District in Erie County to Nate McMurray by about 800 votes but will likely be re-elected to another term in congress thanks to a margin of about 1,400 votes. Ralph Mohr, the Erie...
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Tom Puckett
November 14, 2018 - 5:16 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN) Democratic congressional challenger Nate McMurray claims he's being blocked by House Republicans from participating in orientation for newly-elected members of Congress. "It is customary for candidates in close races to attend New Member Orientations so that they are best...
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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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