May 21 2022
So for Congress, we’re told (we haven’t seen the actual maps yet, but we have it from a reliable source) that the new 23rd congressional district map, is pretty much the same as it was last Monday, when the first draft of it came out. However, the new congressional map has resulted in a little musical chairs situation between Congresswoman Claudia Tenney and Congressman Chris Jacobs. Tenney, who is a Republican from Utica, will run for the Buffalo area district. Jacobs, who is from Buffalo, will run for the new 23rd Congressional District. Jacobs faces opposition from Tioga County Democrat Max Della Pia.
As far as the maps go for the state senate, we haven’t seen those yet.
We’re told that the newest, most final maps, came out around midnight or so.
Statement From NYS GOP Chair Langworthy:
“Today is a good day for democracy. Democrats’ scheme to rig the election is finally dead beyond revival. We took on this fight on behalf of the 20 million citizens of this state who deserve free and fair elections. It should not be forgotten by voters that Governor Hochul, DCCC Chair Congressman Maloney, and Senator Gianaris were the chief architects of this outrageous and illegal attempt to strip New Yorkers of their rights and cheat, all at an enormous cost to taxpayers. This is yet another reason why one-Party rule must be demolished in this year’s election, which we look forward to competing in on the merits.”
Update 6:54pm – We’re hearing that Steuben Co Republican Chair Sempolinski is still in for the special
STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GEORGE BORRELLO ON CONGRESSMAN CHRIS JACOBS’ CANDIDACY FOR NY-23
JAMESTOWN, NY – State Senator George Borrello issued the following statement on the news that Congressman Chris Jacobs (R-Orchard Park) will be a candidate for the new 23rd Congressional District:
“I am proud to offer my strongest support of Congressman Chris Jacobs’ candidacy for the new 23rd Congressional District. During my first year in the State Senate, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to work with him on issues of critical importance including public safety, economic development, tax relief and infrastructure investment in Western New York.
“Throughout his career in public service, he has been a tireless advocate for his constituents and a champion for the free-market, common-sense policies that we need to revitalize our state and reverse the outmigration of our families and opportunities. I look forward to his strong partnership as we stand up for the values of Western New York and the Southern Tier.”