Rep. Jacobs explains mistaken vote in Congressional Record

Western New York

This undated photo provided by his campaign, shows New York state Sen. Chris Jacobs, one of four candidates running for NY Congressional District 27, in Buffalo, NY. Convicted Congressman Chris Collins’ former New York district is on two separate ballots Tuesday, June 23, 2020. (Courtesy Chris Jacobs via AP)

ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) — After saying he mistakenly voted “nay” on the Delivering for America Act, Rep. Chris Jacobs wants the record to show his vote was not intentional.

In a personal explanation from the Tuesday edition of the Congressional Record, Jacobs said “I unintentionally voted NAY on final passage. Had I been able to correct my vote, I would have voted YEA on Roll Call No. 82.”

Find Jacobs’ original statement on the matter here.

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