UTICA, N.Y. — Congressman Richard Hanna on Monday filed more than 5,000 Republican signatures on his petitions for re-election to New York’s 22nd Congressional District.
Only those registered as members of the Republican Party are allowed to sign petitions. The 22nd Congressional District includes all of Chenango, Cortland, Madison and Oneida counties. It includes part of Broome, Herkimer, Oswego and Tioga counties.
Hundreds of Republican Committee members from each county in the district collected signatures on behalf of Hanna’s candidacy. Hanna is the endorsed candidate of the Republican Committees in: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida and Oswego counties.
“It is a privilege to run again for the 22nd Congressional District seat, and I am deeply grateful for the grassroots support of Republican committee members throughout the district,” Hanna said. “Our campaign submitted well over the minimum amount of signatures required to get on the ballot. I thank each Republican who signed our petitions and I appreciate the widespread support.”
BY THE NUMBERS
– A minimum of 1,250 signatures is required to obtain the opportunity to ballot.
– Hanna submitted more than 5,000 signatures.
– Hundreds of Republican Committee members obtained signatures in support of Hanna’s candidacy. Only registered Republicans collected GOP signatures for Hanna.
– The first day to file signatures with the State Board of Elections was Monday, April 7.
– Hanna submitted signatures from Republican voters in all eight counties in New York’s 22nd District.