February 10, 2020
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Sets April 28 Special Election for the 27th Congressional District, Vacant State Assembly and State Senate Seats

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a proclamation setting an April 28 special election date for the 27th Congressional District, three vacant Assembly seats, and one vacant Senate seat. The Governor's proclamation can be viewed here and is included below.

 

PROCLAMATION

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the office of Member of the United States House of Representatives from the twenty-seventh Congressional District in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Wyoming, and parts of Erie, Monroe, Niagara, and Ontario Counties, caused by the resignation of Chris Collins;

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the office of Member of the Assembly of the State of New York from the twelfth Assembly District in Suffolk County, caused by the resignation of Andrew Raia;

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the office of Member of the Assembly of the State of New York from the thirty-first Assembly District in Queens County, caused by the resignation of Michele Titus;

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the office of Member of the Assembly of the State of New York from the one hundred and thirty sixth Assembly District in Monroe County, caused by the resignation of Jamie Romeo;

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the office of Member of the Senate of the State of New York from the fiftieth Senate District including parts of Onondaga and Cayuga Counties, caused by the resignation of Robert Antonacci;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, ANDREW M. CUOMO, Governor of the State of New York, pursuant to Section 42 of the Public Officers Law, do hereby order and proclaim that an election for Members of the United States House of Representatives, the Assembly and Senate of the State of New York in the place and for the unexpired terms of Chris Collins, Andrew Raia, Michele Titus, Jamie Romeo, and Robert Antonacci be held in the said Assembly and Senate Districts on the twenty-eighth of April, two thousand twenty, such elections to be conducted in the manner prescribed by law for election of a Member of the United States House of Representatives, and Members of the Assembly and Senate of the State of New York.

 

GIVEN under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this tenth day of February in the year two thousand twenty. 

 

BY THE GOVERNOR     

      

Secretary to the Governor

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