The Tompkins County District Attorney is Tompkins' top law enforcement official and prosecutes violations of New York State law within the county.
 
New York's primary election is coming up on June 23 and WRFI is pleased to present a District Attorney Candidates Forum Monday, which aired June 8th from 6-7pm. Incumbent Matt Van Houten, and challenger, Ithaca attorney Ed Kopko presented their cases and answered your questions. WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt moderated. The forum was produced by Michayla Savitt and Anna Lamb.