Congressman-elect Joseph Morelle to be sworn in on Tuesday

November 09, 2018 09:30 PM

Congressman-elect Joseph Morelle is scheduled to be sworn in next week. 

New York's 25th Congressional District will have representation for the first time since Congresswoman Louise Slaughter died in March.

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Assembly Majority Leader Morelle won the special election and the seat over Republican Dr. Jim Maxwell on Tuesday.

Morelle beat Maxwell with 59-percent of the vote.

On Friday, Morelle's campaign told News10NBC he will be sworn in with new members of Congress Tuesday night at the U.S. Capitol.


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