Independent candidate Timothy Dean to run for 25th Congressional District

Created: 01/24/2014 8:16 PM WHEC.com

Another man says he will challenge Congresswoman Louise Slaughter for her seat this November. Independent candidate Timothy Dean announced his intentions Friday afternoon.

Dean says he is an average middle class American, who will represent average middle-class Americans.

Timothy Dean, Congressional candidate, said, “I will go in and I won't vote party line. People are tired of the two big political systems. I’m an independent and I will not agree with anybody except for my constituents.”

Dean becomes the second challenger in as many days to announce they're running for the seat in the 25th Congressional District. On Thursday night, current Gates Town Supervisor Mark Assini said he will run as a republican. The 25th Congressional District is made up almost entirely of Monroe County. 

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