Republican Nick Langworthy declares victory in general election for New York’s 23rd Congressional District

"I am very proud to be the Congressman-elect from this district"
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Posted at 10:20 PM, Nov 08, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Republican Nick Langworthy has declared victory in the general election for NY’s 23rd Congressional District.

Langworthy declared victory on election night, as Della Pia concedes. He delivered an acceptance speech just after the polls closed Tuesday evening.

Langworthy thanked Della Pia for what he called a “good clean campaign”. But

But Langworthy noted how "unorthodox" it was for him to give a speech at 9:15 p.m. and declare victory for congress.

Nick Langworthy declaring victory Tuesday night.

"I am very proud to be the Congressman-elect from this district. But I also am very proud to be the chairman of the New York Republican Party here tonight. And I made a promise to our next governor. I wouldn't be standing by his side tonight when we announced that he has become the next Governor of the state," Langworthy declared.

Langworthy won the Republican nomination over Carl Paladino in the August primary. Langworthy was previously on the executive committee of former President Trump’s transition team.

“Tonight I will pledge to the people of the 23rd congressional district that I with anyone in Washington, D.C. who is committed to common sense agenda that puts American back on track for Western New York and the Southern Tier,” Langworthy stated.

Langworthy will serve two years as the representative for the 23rd Congressional District.

"I will fight for an economy that’s strong. A nation that’s safe. A future that’s built on freedom and a government that’s accountable to the people that it serves,” remarked Langworthy.