New York 26: GOP Field Clearing for Lee

May 29, 2008 · 3:29 PM EDT

The Republican field to replace former NRCC Chairman Tom Reynolds in New York’s 26th District is about to be cleared for businessman Chris Lee. Iraq war veteran David Bellavia is expected to exit the race soon, according to GOP sources, leaving Lee with a clear path to the nomination. The Democratic field is still uncertain and a primary is likely.