Credit: Rep. Claudia Tenney,

Democratic candidates continue lining up to challenge Claudia Tenney for her 22nd Congressional District seat – a position she’s held for around 6 months. Heath Phillips of Cincinnatus who according to his Linked In profile is the founder of the Maven Foundation, announced he will join Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica to oppose Tenney in 2018. Binghamton University professor Patrick Madden withdrew from the race citing Brindisi’s entry into the contest as one reason.