On Tuesday, voters in New York’s 3rd Congressional District will head to the polls to elect a successor to former Republican Rep. George Santos.
Santos was expelled by the House of Representatives in December. The rare move — which was supported by 105 House Republicans — came after investigators “found substantial evidence that Santos committed federal crimes, and the freshman lawmaker was handed a 23-count indictment in October,” as The Federalist’s Tristan Justice previously summarized. Notably, Santos has yet to be convicted of a crime.
While New York may be more than 2,000 miles away from El Paso, Texas, the ongoing invasion at the U.S.-Mexico border is certainly on the minds of N.Y.-3 voters heading into Tuesday’s election. Speaking with The Federalist, Republican candidate Mazi Melesa