Chris Collins (politician)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 27th district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Brian Higgins|
|7th Executive of Erie County|
January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2011
|Preceded by||Joel Giambra|
|Succeeded by||Mark Poloncarz|
Christopher Carl Collins
May 20, 1950
Schenectady, New York, U.S.
|Education||North Carolina State University (BS)|
University of Alabama at Birmingham (MBA)
Christopher Carl Collins (born May 20, 1950) is an American politician. He is a member of the Republican Party. He has been the United States Representative for New York's 27th congressional district since 2013.
Collins and his son, Cameron, were arrested by the FBI on August 8, 2018, and charged with insider trading and lying to the FBI. Three days later, Collins announced he was ending his bid for a fourth term.
References[change | change source]
- "Representative Chris Collins's Biography". Vote Smart. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
- Zremski, Jerry. "Chris Collins becomes first sitting member of Congress to endorse Trump". The Buffalo News. February 24, 2016.
- Erica Ordin and Maegan Vazquez. "New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins indicted on insider trading charges", CNN, August 8, 2018
- Meagan Vazquez; Eric Bradner (August 11, 2018). "Chris Collins suspends re-election campaign following insider trading charges". CNN.