‘WILL NOT BACK DOWN’: Roger Misso says he’ll stay in the race for NY-23

Roger Misso is not backing down.

The veteran, and rural Democrat running for the 24th Congressional District says he will stay in the race and force a primary.

Misso is a native of Red Creek and graduated from Red Creek High School in 2005.

“Our district is 50% rural but has never elected a rural person to Congress before ever, in our entire history,” Misso said at a press conference on Wednesday. “In fact, only one person who grew up in Wayne County has ever been elected to Congress – and that was 192 years ago. I think it’s time for a second.”

He says his campaign remains focused on the issues.

“For everyone who was ever picked last, forgotten, ignored, overlooked, maligned, or mistreated – this is your campaign. This is your home. And together, we will not yield,” Misso added.

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