Rachel Barnhart to announce bid for 25th Congressional District seat

Rachel Barnhart (Provided photo)

Rochester, N.Y. - Former television journalist Rachel Barnhart will be seeking the 25th Congressional District seat, formerly held by late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter.

Barnhart will make her official announcement Saturday morning, where her campaign says to outline her platform.

A number of Democrats have announced they are running for the seat, including Assemblyman Joe Morelle, Rochester City Councilmember Adam McFadden and Brighton Town Councilmember Robin Wilt.

Dr. Jim Maxwell is the sole Republican seeking the Congressional seat.

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