Amo will not seek re-election

(Canandaigua) — Will he or won’t he? That is the question on the minds of residents in the 29th Congressional District of Congressman Amo Houghton. At least one local columnist is reporting today that he will not seek re-election. Former Rochester Radio Personality Bob Lonsberry, who was fired from WHAM last year, is reporting that Congressman Amo Houghton has told his staff that he will not seek re-election and is expected to announce on Tuesday in a two-day farewell circuit of his district. Lonsberry was fired from WHAM after according to management he made racist remarks pertaining to Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson.The farewell tour according to Lonsberry culiminates 14 years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. Potential candidates interested in Houghton’s 29th Congressional seat include: Senator Randy Kuhl, Assemblyman Brian Kolb, Monroe County Legislator Mark Assini, and Former RTS Director Bill NoJay. Congressman Houghton is expected to hold a telephone press conference later this morning.Lonsberry’s column maybe read at: http://www.lonsberry.com


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