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Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY 26th District)

8th term Democrat from New York 26th District.


Residence: Buffalo

Marital Status: Married (Mary Jane Hannon)

Prev. Occupation: Public Official, Instructor

Prev. Political Exp.: Buffalo City Common Council, 1988-94; NY Assembly, 1999-2004; US House, 2005-present

Education: BA Buffalo State College, 1984; MA Buffalo State College, 1995; MPA Harvard University, 1996

Birthdate: 10/06/1959

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 74%

Major Opponent: Shelly Schratz


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Brian Higgins.

Website: higgins.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2459 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-3226
Phone: (202) 225-3306
Fax: (202) 226-0347

Buffalo Office: (more district offices)

726 Exchange Street, Suite 601
Buffalo, New York 14210
Phone: (716) 852-3501
Fax: (716) 852-3929


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Matthew Fery
  • Scheduler: Cooper Ehrendreich
  • Comm. Dir.: Theresa Kennedy
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Nick Montalbano
  • Telecomm LA: Nick Montalbano
  • Elections LA: Nick Montalbano
  • Energy LA: Lyndsey Barnes
  • Legis. Dir.: Kayla Williams
  • Agriculture LA: Kayla Williams
  • Military LA: Kayla Williams
  • Financial Services LA: Kayla Williams
  • Foreign Policy LA: Kayla Williams
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Health LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Education LA: Jessica Burnell
  • Environment LA: Lyndsey Barnes
  • Tax LA: Lyndsey Barnes



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Brian Higgins voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Johnson of Connecticut Amendment, as Amended; Energy Policy Act of 2005 04/20/2005 Nay Voted Against
F Amendment to Budget for FY 2006 03/17/2005 Yea Voted For

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Brian Higgins's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Brian Higgins a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.1182 - Bill to Amend the Truth in Lending Act Yes Send Message to Rep. Brian Higgins


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