For instance, if Brian Higgins doesn’t lose his re-election bid as he should, he will represent the entire City of Buffalo and ALL of the surrounding suburbs.
No one is telling you what district you are now in — not the news media, not the State Board of Elections — we think it’s part of the “Incumbent Protection Act.” You can go here for a PDF of the entire state, but don’t expect specifics.
District 23 — Includes the counties of Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Steuben, Yates, Schuyler, Tompkins, Tioga and Chemung
Candidates: Tom Reed (R, C, I) Nate Shinagawa (D)
District 25 — Includes most of Monroe County, except the Town of Hamlin.
Candidates: Louise Slaughter (D), Maggie Brooks (R, C)
District 26 — Includes the City of Niagara Falls, most of Amherst, all of Buffalo, the Tonawandas, Grand Island, Cheektowaga, Lackawanna and West Seneca.
Candidates: Brian Higgins (D), Mike Madigan (R, C, I)
District 27 – Includes the counties of Niagara, Erie, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston and some of Ontario.
Candidates: Kathy Hochul (D), Chris Collins (R, C)
Again, here is a map of the new districts — (click on the pages in the upper left corner and scroll down)