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's Michayla Savitt moderated.
While thousands of people have taken to the streets demanding change here in Ithaca and across the country, elections can also play a part in making change. Get informed and let your voice be heard.