Representative Brian M. Higgins's Public Statements


Full Name: Brian M. Higgins
Current Office: U.S. House - District 26, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 26
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary Jane Hannon; 2 Children: John, Maeve
Birth Date: 10/06/1959
Birth Place: Buffalo, NY
Home City: South Buffalo, NY
Religion: Catholic
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