Since Chris Collins announced that he would be resigning from his seat in Congress after pleading guilty to insider trading, several names have popped up to run for the open seat.

The 27th congressional district of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in western New York. It includes all of Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, and Livingston counties and parts of Erie, Monroe, Niagara, and Ontario counties

Currently, there are several candidates already committed to running for the seat.