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2018 Candidates for NY's 23rd Congressional Race

WRFI's Community Radio News volunteers will be speaking with all candidates for New York's 23rd Congressional seat before the election this November. Tune in live or listen here to archived interviews.

Featured image credit: Courtesy of Tracy Mitrano for Congress's Twitter. From left to right: Tracy Mitrano, Laura Rosbrow-Telem, and Forrester Hammer. 

Talking to Tracy Mitrano, Winner of New York's 23rd District's Democratic Congressional Primary (AUDIO)

On July 3, Tracy Mitrano officially won the Democratic congressional primary for New York’s 23rd district. The race was so close that absentee ballots had to be counted, delaying results of the election — which took place on June 26 — by a week. Mitrano narrowly beat Max Della Pia for the Democratic nomination. Mitrano…

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Still too close to call: Kathy Zahler and Nick Reynolds talk about the NY23 Democratic Primary (AUDIO)

On June 26, Max Della Pia unofficially beat Tracy Mitrano by just 26 votes in the Democratic Congressional Primary for New York’s 23rd district (NY23). But now, there are at least 660 absentee ballots to be counted. And the Board of Elections has yet to determine a winner. Kathy Zahler, the Communications Chair for the…

Vaughn Golden from the Ithaca Times speaking with Democratic Congressional Candidate Linda Andrei on June 23, 2018. Photo courtesy of Vaughn Golden.

NY 23 Democratic Congressional Candidates Talk One Last Time Before Election Day (AUDIO)

The primary elections for New York’s 23rd district are tomorrow and there are five candidates to choose from. After the Democratic Candidates Forum Thursday night, there is still not a clear frontrunner. Vaughn Golden from the Ithaca Times interviewed all five candidates one last time before the primary on June 26. He reported and produced…

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[AUDIO] 23rd District Democratic Candidates Forum (2018-06-21)

By Jolene Almendarez for the Ithaca Voice ITHACA, N.Y. — The five congressional candidates vying for the Democratic nomination next week took a hard stand Thursday night advocating for green collar jobs, healthcare, gun laws, better veteran care, and sustainability. A significant amount of time was also spent talking about one of the people progressives…

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Introducing Eddie Sundquist: Candidate for Congress [AUDIO]

Eddie Sundquist is running in the Democratic primary to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional district in Washington. He spoke with WRFI’s Lori Sonken on February 13, 2018. Photo provided by Architect of the Capitol.

Tracy Mitrano Explains Why She’s Running for Congress [AUDIO]

Tracy Mitrano discusses her background and why she wants to represent the 23rd Congressional District in Washington.  This interview with WRFI’s Lori Sonken aired on January 22, 2018.

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Ian Golden Explains Why He is Running for Congress [AUDIO]

Ian Golden is running in the Democratic primary to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional District. He spoke with WRFI’s Lori Sonken on January 9, 2018.

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Linda Andrei: Democratic Candidate to Represent NY 23rd Congressional District [AUDIO]

Cardiologist Linda Andrei discusses health care and other issues important to the 23rd Congressional district. She is running in the Democratic primary. This interview with Lori Sonken aired on January 30, 2018.

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Max Della Pia Discusses Why He’s Running for Congress [AUDIO]

Max Della Pia is running in the Democratic primary to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. This interview with WRFI’s Lori Sonken aired on December 12, 2017.