Washington, D.C. — The Washington, D.C. office and the district offices of
the Honorable John M. McHugh will continue to serve the people of the Twenty-Third
Congressional District of New York under the supervision of the Clerk of the House
of Representatives. Representative McHugh resigned from Congress on September 21,
Staff members of Representative McHugh remain on the House payroll under the supervision
of the Clerk of the House to receive and undertake constituent casework, to help
in handling business with the departments of the executive branch of the government,
to provide general status information on pending legislation and to offer other
general constituent services provided by House offices. The Clerk of the House is
Lorraine C. Miller.
The Washington, D.C. office and the New York district offices are presently open
on a daily basis to accommodate congressional business. Under House rules, the Clerk
manages the offices when a Member dies, resigns, or is expelled. This authority,
which does not include voting representation, continues until a successor is elected
to fill the vacant seat. This is the fifth vacancy to occur during the 111th Congress.
Fourteen vacancies occurred in the 110th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is located in 2366 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington,
D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-4611. Mail addressed to the Office of the Twenty-Third
Congressional District of New York will be delivered through the internal House
mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 205 S. Peterboro St, Canastota, New York, 13032;
28 N. School St, P.O. Box 800, Mayfield, New York, 12117; 14 Durkee St. Suite 320,
Plattsburgh, New York, 12901; and 120 Washington St, Suite 200, Watertown, New York,
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202)