Media Contact: Christian Chase –

(Erie County, N.Y.) – Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I – Batavia) endorsed Chris Jacobs for New York’s 27thCongressional District today. 

“I am wholeheartedly endorsing Senator Jacobs to serve as our next Congressman,” Hawley said. “In an era highlighted by radical ideals and attacks on our values, we need a strong leader and proven legislator who will stand up for our beliefs here in Western New York. Senator Jacobs is a successful businessman with a proven track record of creating jobs and giving back to his neighbors philanthropically. I endorse Senator Jacobs in the April Special Election and am confident he will serve with honor and dignity as our next Congressman.”

“I am beyond honored and grateful to receive Assemblyman Hawley’s endorsement. It has been an honor serving beside him in the State Legislature and he has been a true conservative fighter for the people of Western New York. With his endorsement, I feel confident that we can usher in a new era of prosperity in our region and send strong conservative leadership to Washington,” Jacobs said. 

Jacobs has also received the endorsement of United States President Donald Trump, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY), NYS Senator Patrick Gallivan, NYS Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, NYS Assembvlyman Mike Norris, Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard.