By: Dan Cummings | WSYR-TV

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He wants to be known as a job creator and entrepreneur, and now, he’s also a candidate for Congress.

Martin Babinec formally announced his Independent candidacy for Congress in the 22nd district.

Babinec’s website touts his founding of a non-profit called Upstate Venture Connect, whose mission is creation of what he calls an “entrepreneur-led startup ecosystem for Upstate New York.”

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