A Democrat in a major race in the Southern Tier is picking up an unlikely endorsement.

Anthony Brindisi campaign photo

22nd District Congressional candidate Anthony Brindisi is being endorsed in his challenge of Representative Claudia Tenney by former Congressman, Republican Richard Hanna.  Hanna represented the district for 6 years.

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The endorsement was announced in Earlville.  Brindisi accepted the former Congressman’s support saying Hanna is a “great example” of how people in the district have a history of working with both parties to accomplish goals.