If She Beats 6 Democrat Men, She Faces Faso
COOPERSTOWN – Erin Collier, a Cooperstown Central graduate, nationally ranked tri-athlete, and daughter of a local beef farmer, announced today she is running for Congress in New York’s 19th District, where she will be the only woman against six Democrats.
“I’m not going to let those boys beat me,” she declares in a video posted on http://people.com/politics/erin-collier-running-new-york-district-19/
If she wins the June 26 Democratic primary, she would face freshman U.S. Rep. John Faso, R-Kinderhook, in the Nov. 6 general election.
According to her announcement, Erin graduated from Cornell University magna cum laude, and obtained her master’s in Economics from Michigan State University.
She worked for the U.N. in Thailand, for the Obama Administrator, and with Family Early Warning Systems Network at Chemonics International.