NY27

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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Tim Wenger
September 30, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The person most talked about when it comes to the NY27 Congressional district is the one who is doing the least amount of the talking. David Bellavia made his first public comments following the resignation of Congressman Chris Collins in a WBEN appearance late Monday evening...
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Brendan Keany
September 30, 2019 - 6:01 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - We now know that Congressman Chris Collins has resigned his seat, and according to law, the only way that seat can be filled prior to next November's regularly scheduled election is if Governor Cuomo calls for a special election. "When vacancies happen in the Representation from...
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Brian Mazurowski
August 28, 2019 - 11:08 am
Join Brian Mazurowski as he sits down with all the declared candidates in the NY-27 Congressional race for an extended interview: Candidate For NY-27 Race - Beth Parlato Candidate for NY-27 Race - State Senator Rob Ortt Candidate for NY-27 Race - State Senator Chris Jacobs Candidate For NY-27 Race...
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Tom Puckett
August 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the race for NY27 continues to shape up, some candidates are in, while others are contemplating. PROGRAM NOTE : ALL this week on WBEN during 8am hour hear NY27 LIVE featuring ALL delcared candidates Already declared for the race is State Senator Chris Jacobs. "I believe Chris...
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