She will run, even though her district was changed, and she no longer lives in it. Claudia Tenney tweeted her plans Monday afternoon.
The Republican simply must live in the state in order to run. She has more than a million dollars gathered for her campaign.
Democrat Antonio Delgado of the former 19th Congressional District is expected to be her opponent.
State legislators will be back in Albany Thursday, when the redistricting plans can be introduced and after three days, voted on.