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January 6, 2020  

Who’ll Fill Collins’ Vacancy in CD-27 (with Beth Parlato and Rob Ortt)

January 6, 2020

Back in October, 4-term Republican congressman Chris Collins resigned his seat representing New York's 27th District upon pleading guilty to insider trading, setting up a fierce competition to replace him, first in a special election this April, and again this November for a full term.

The 27th is one of those few deep red districts in New York, so the winner of the GOP primary is virtually guaranteed a seat in Congress. Today, we're talking with two of the leading candidates in that primary - first the outsider, attorney Beth Parlato, then the insider, State Senator Rob Ortt.

Beth Parlato's campaign site

Rob Ortt's campaign site

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