Buffalo business developer and politician Carl Paladino has said he is entering the race for NY’s 27th congressional district, according to a tweet.
The former Buffalo school board member tweeted “I’m all in #NY27” on Saturday.
Paladino served on the Buffalo School Board from 2013 to 2017.
He was then removed from office.
He began his political career in 2010, becoming the Republican nominee in the NY state gubernatorial race.
Paladino is an active real estate developer in Western New York.
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