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Brendan Keany
(WBEN) - State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer has removed himself from consideration in the running to replace Chris Collins on the ballot in the 27th Congressional District. Ranzenhofer was considered a frontrunner to get the nod from the eight county Republican chairs to run for the congressional seat...
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Senator Chuck Schumer on July 2, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer has not officially endorsed democratic congressional candidate Nathan McMurray, though an aide for the senator told WBEN that the endorsement is imminent but logistics need to be worked out. Schumer called McMurray a "nice fella" and added that he and...
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Erie County GOP Chair Nick Langworthy following interviews with nine NY27 republican candidates. August 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 21, 2018 - 11:38 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - County GOP leaders will continue to take their time to pick the candidate to replace Congressman Chris Collins on the November ballot for New York's 27th congressional district following the first round of interviews on Tuesday at Batavia Downs Casino. "We are going to move a...
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Candidates ushered behind closed doors to meet with county GOP leaders in NY27. August 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 21, 2018 - 2:50 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Republican hopefuls for the spot on the ballot in November for New York's 27th congressional district are meeting Tuesday at Batavia Downs Casinos with chairs representing counties in the district. Each interview will last about 30 minutes with nine candidates scheduled to be...
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@DavidBellavia
August 21, 2018 - 10:25 am
(WBEN) - WBEN Host David Bellavia has announced that he has taken his name out of consideration to replace Chris Collins on the ballot in the 27th Congressional District. Bellavia's announcement came just hours before all eight County Republican Chairs in 'NY27' are set to meet with potential...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
August 21, 2018 - 5:00 am
As the Republican Party races to replace Chris Collins. The Democratic Candidate Nate McMurray is sounding off about the process. The Grand Island Town Supervisor is calling the replacing of Congressman Collins an embarassment, a sham and and mess. He blames the GOP Party for endorsing a candidate...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Tom Puckett
August 21, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Republicans look to replace Chris Collins on the ballot in November, a former Democratic leader recalls a similar effort ten years ago by a third party candidate who fell short in a congressional primary. Back in 2008, Jon Peters fell short in a Democratic congressional...
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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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