The Yates County Republican Committee has become the first Republican county committee to announce support for Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb in the race for the GOP nomination for Governor of New York.

The Yates County Republican Committee has become the first Republican county committee to announce support for Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb in the race for the GOP nomination for Governor of New York.

According to a press release, the endorsement was the result of a straw poll performed at a meeting on Saturday.

Kolb, of Canandaigua, has served in the Assembly since 2000, representing all of Ontario County and portions of Seneca County.