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Associated Press calls New York's 26th Congressional District for Rep. Brian Higgins

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Posted at 12:08 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 00:08:17-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Associated Press has called victory for Congressman Brian Higgins in New York’s 26th Congressional District, a seat to which he was first elected in 2004.

Higgins, a Democrat, ran against Republican challenger Ricky Donovan Sr. Donovan is a retired corrections officer and a veteran of the U.S. Army and National Guard.

In an interview with 7 Eyewitness News reporter Ali Touhey last month, Higgins said if re-elected, he would push the U.S. Senate to act on an infrastructure bill that would include funding to replace the Scajaquada Expressway in Buffalo and tear down the Skyway.