District Profile: The 26th covers much of western New York, and it is one of six New York districts that voted for George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004.
2004 Results: Tom Reynolds (R) defeated John Davis Jr. (D) by 56-44%
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TOM REYNOLDS (R)

Elected in 1998; Seeking fifth term; Reynolds was unopposed in the primary.


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  • Born: Sept. 3, 1950, Belfonte, PA
  • Home: East Amherst
  • Education: Springville-Griffith Inst., Kent St. U.
  • Marital Status: married (Donna)
  • Elected Office: Concord Town Bd., 1974-82; Erie Cnty. Legislature, 1982-88; NY Assembly, 1988-98, Min. Ldr., 1995-98.
  • Military Career: NY Air Natl. Guard, 1970-76.
  • Professional Career: Real estate & insurance broker; Erie Cty. Repub. Chmn., 1990-96. 

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JACK DAVIS (D)

Davis, a manufacturer, was unopposed in the primary.


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