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State Sen. Jacobs To Run For Collins’ Congressional Seat In 2020

State Sen. Jacobs To Run For Collins’ Congressional Seat In 2020

Republican state Senator Chris Jacobs (R-Erie County) announced he will is run for New York’s 27th Congressional District in Western New York in 2020, instead of seeking re-election to the Senate.  The congressional seat is currently held by Republican Chris Collins, who is facing federal insider trading charges. Jacobs said Collins does not the capacity to be effective because of the situation.” Collins’ trial is scheduled for February 2020, and he has not said whether he’ll run again.  Jacobs indicated he would primary Collins if necessary. 

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