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Batavia Downs Casino. August 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The initial interviews with the candidates representing the 27th congressional district will highlight more than basic information that county chairs already know about republican candidates. "We all know their public personas," Rich Andres from Niagara County said. "What we...
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August 17, 2018 - 1:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Patrick Gallivan announced that he will not be a candidate for the 27th congressional district. Gallivan released the following statement on Friday afternoon: “It is my great honor and privilege to represent the citizens of the 59th Senate District who have entrusted...
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(WBEN) - A new poll conducted by Clout Research shows that Republicans have a good chance of holding on to Chris Collins' seat, no matter who the candidate to replace him is. The poll shows five potential candidates with double-digit leads over Democrat Nate McMurray. According to Clout, Pat...
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Erie County GOP Chair Nick Langworthy with Ontario County GOP Chair Trisha Turner. August 14, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 14, 2018 - 11:28 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - County GOP leaders in the eight counties represented by New York’s 27th congressional district will begin contacting candidates to replace Congressman Chris Collins on the ballot in November with plans to interview the candidates next week. The meeting with the eight GOP...
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Mike Baggerman
August 14, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There's more than a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at stake in the selection process for Congressman Chris Collins' spot on the November ballot. With over a dozen people, most of whom in a current political position, vying for a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to...
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August 13, 2018 - 9:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Republicans may have to nominate U.S. Rep. Chris Collins for another political office in order to strip his name from the November ballot after the three-term conservative lawmaker dropped his re-election bid following insider trading charges. The odd move may be...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - It only took minutes for Republican Stefan Mychajliw to announce his willingness to replace Chris Collins on the ballot after the Congressman announced he was suspending his campaign, and he wasn't alone. On WBEN Monday morning we spoke with Mychajliw, along with Former...
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Nick Langworthy (center)
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - After a tumultuous day in local politics, Erie County Republican Party Chairman Nick Langworthy told WBEN Thursday, he has not had a conversation yet with Congressman Chris Collins. "I have not talked with Congressman Collins in some time really" said Langworthy. He calls the...
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