NEW YORK STATE -- Sean Eldridge formally announced his plan to run for Congress. He posted a video on Sunday night to announce his in the 19th district race.
Eldridge is a small business investor and owner of the fund, Hudson River Ventures. He is also known for his marriage to Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes.
In the video announcement, Eldridge focused on economic development, job creation, and his love for the Hudson Valley.
Republicans have been anticipating the announcement, and have already started attacking the Democrat. They believe Edridge is out of touch with the needs and values of the constitutents.
The 19th district represents parts of the Hudson Valley, parts of Rensselaer County, and parts of Montgomery County. The district is currently represented by Chris Gibson.