Chris Jacobs challenger campaigns in Newfane

Chris Jacobs challenger campaigns in Newfane

Mario Fratto of Geneva, a candidate for the Republican ballot line in the 24th Congressional District race, addresses a Second Amendment For Ever (SAFE) meeting at the Newfane Community Center on Tuesday night. (Benjamin Joe / staff) Mario Fratto, candidate for the Republican ballot line in the 24th Congressional District race, addressed a crowd of about 70 people at a Second Amendment For Ever (SAFE) meeting Tuesday night at the Newfane Community Center. While Fratto said he has submitted Republican designating petitions with 50% more signatures than the minimum needed, he asked the crowd to talk to their friends and family about him, because all those signatures will be challenged. He said his campaign has raised more than $204,000, but that’s spare change for Chris Jacobs, the incumbent whose 27th district became the 24th district with decennial redistricting. Jacobs could put “half a million” or even “a million” into his campaign at the drop of a hat, Fratto said. Fratto, an attorney and businessman, appealed to the conservatives before him for a return to “traditional values,” while knocking Jacobs as a RINO (Republican In Name Only) whose “bipartisan” voting record includes his vote to support establishment of the January 6 committee that’s investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. About that vote, Fratto relayed to the crowd, “I said, ‘Because of you!’ You’re one of the Republicans that voted for it! Without you, we would’ve said it’s just Democrats! It was Pelosi! But you voted for […]

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