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Hochul announces special election in 26th Congressional District


Mon, Feb 12th 2024 09:25 pm

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced a special election to fill the vacancy in the 26th Congressional District created by the resignation of Brian Higgins will be held Tuesday, April 30. Hochul issued the proclamation on Feb. 12 pursuant to the Public Officers Law.

“With Brian Higgins’ departure from Congress, a special election to ensure representation for the 26th District will be held in April,” Hochul said. “From our days representing Western New York in Congress together to our partnership in the years since, I am grateful for Brian’s service to our state and our country. I wish him all the best as he embarks on a new chapter of service, and look forward to working with his successor to improve the lives of New Yorkers.”

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