Challenger announces senate campaign

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – A gun-rights advocate from Orleans County is running for New York State Senate against a long-time incumbent.

Gia Arnold, 24, is statewide coordinator for New York Revolution which opposes the SAFE Act and its gun control measures.

She is a mother with three children.  She launched her campaign alongside Tea Party stalwart Rus Thompson and Carl Paladino.

Arnold is running as a Republican and would face George Maziarz in a primary.

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