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New York Democrat Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney – the House Democrat Campaign Chief – Loses His Race to Republican Mike Lawler

This is too good.

Sean Patrick Maloney, the Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman, lost his race to Republican Mike Lawler.

Republican Mike Lawler won New York’s 17the Congressional District.

Maloney conceded on Wednesday.

This is the first time a sitting House Campaign Chair has lost their congressional seat since 1992.

Fox News reported:

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Sean Patrick Maloney conceded Wednesday in a historic House loss.

At a press conference, Maloney said he called Republican candidate Mike Lawler and congratulated him on a “good win” in New York’s 17th Congressional District.

Maloney’s loss is the first by a sitting House campaign committee chair since 1992, according to the Cook Political Report.

Maloney, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) chairman and member of Congress since 2012, sought re-election this fall in hopes of maintaining his seat in New York’s 17th Congressional District against Lawler.

Lawler serves in the New York State Assembly and is a partner at Checkmate Strategies, a communications and campaign consulting firm.

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