(WNY News Now) – Governor Kathy Hochul responds to the expulsion of George Santos from Congress, expressing readiness to fill the vacancy in New York’s 3rd District through a special election.
Albany, N.Y. – In response to George Santos’ expulsion from Congress, Governor Kathy Hochul released a statement affirming her commitment to the democratic process. She announced plans for a special election to fill the vacant seat in New York’s 3rd District, emphasizing the importance of ensuring representation for the residents of Long Island and Queens.
“I am prepared to undertake the solemn responsibility of filling the vacancy in New York’s 3rd District by scheduling a special election. The people of Long Island and Queens deserve nothing less.”