Media Contact: Christian Chase –

(Erie County, N.Y.) – The North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (NASRCC) endorsed Chris Jacobs this morning in his race for Congress. 

“Chris Jacobs has been a champion for working people in Albany and he will keep fighting for us in Washington. We are proud to endorse Chris in next month’s special election and we look forward to working with him to advance the interests of our members in Congress,” NASRCC Senior Regional Manager Dave Haines said.

“I’m honored and grateful to receive the endorsement of the NASRCC for my congressional bid. Throughout my years in public service I have always stood up for the working men and women of Western New York and I will be their ally in Congress. I look forward to a continued friendship with the NASRCC and I am confident that together we will be able to grow the economy in our region,” Jacobs said.

The North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters represents more than 28,000 men and women employed by the leading residential and commercial general contractors and carpentry subcontractors in the region. 

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), Congresswomen Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Former Congressman Jack Quinn (R-NY), NYS Senator Patrick Gallivan, NYS Assemblyman Steve Hawley, NYS Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, NYS Assemblyman Mike Norris, and Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard.