Democrats have nominated Max Della Pia to run for Congress in the 23rd District.
Governor Kathy Hochul has given final approval for a special election to find a successor in the current 23rd Congressional District, which includes a large portion of the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier.
Della Pia accepted the nomination and has already visited the counties in the district.
He’s a veteran from Tioga County and has more than 30 years of military experience.
Della Pia will serve out the remainder of Tom Reed’s term.