New York 125th Assembly 2020

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Anna Kelles Wins 125th Assembly District Democratic Primary Nomination [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | July 7, 2020

In a crowded field in the race for the 125th District Assembly Seat to replace Barbara Lifton, who is retiring this year, Anna Kelles emerged as the victor for the Democratic nomination. Kelles, a Tompkins County legislator, won the primary by a margin of 2,000 votes over Seph Murtagh, Sujata Gibson, Jordan Lesser, Jason Leifer,…

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Tompkins Legislator Anna Kelles returns to WRFI to further discuss her bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | June 9, 2020

Tompkins Legislator Anna Kelles called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Tuesday June 9. She spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how her campaign for Assemblyperson had adapted in the midst of social distancing, what she’d do in the assemblyperson position to address police brutality and pervasive racism in the U.S.,…

Dryden Town Administrator Jason Leifer returns to WRFI to further discuss his bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | June 3, 2020

Jason Leifer, Dryden Town Supervisor called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Tuesday June 3. He spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how his campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, and also discusses issues of economic development in terms of tax reform, education funding, universal healthcare, rural broadband…

Cortland County Legislator Beau Harbin returns to WRFI to further discuss his bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | June 2, 2020

Cortland County Legislator Beau Harbin called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Tuesday June 2. He spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how his campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, his strong support for the the New York Health Act, along with conservation and climate change, among other…

Sujata Gibson returns to WRFI to further discuss her bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 27, 2020

Local attorney Sujata Gibson, Assembly candidate for New York’s 125th District, called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Wednesday, May 27. She spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how her campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, her stance on “democracy at risk”, where she stands on education needs…

Ithaca City Alderperson Seph Murtagh returns to WRFI to further discuss his bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 26, 2020

City of Ithaca Common Council Member Seph Murtagh, and Assembly candidate for New York’s 125th District, called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Tuesday, May 26. He spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how his campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, where he stands on education needs in…

Lisa Hoeschele of Cortland returns to WRFI to further discuss her bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 20, 2020

Lisa Hoeschele, CEO of Family Counseling Services in Cortland County, and Assembly candidate for New York’s 125th District, called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Wednesday May 20. She spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how her campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, and discusses the need for…

Jordan Lesser of Tompkins County returns to WRFI to further discuss his campaign for 125th Assembly District [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 19, 2020

Jordan Lesser, long term legislative counsel to Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, called in to WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Tuesday May 19. He spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how his campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, his proposed economic development initiatives amid the pandemic, and key issues on…

Ithaca Attorney Sujata Gibson discusses her candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | March 17, 2020

Barbara Lifton, Assemblywoman for Ithaca and the 125th district announced on Friday January 31st that she will not be seeking re-election for a tenth term. Ithaca Attorney Sujata Gibson is one of seven democrats who have thrown their hat into the ring to take Lifton’s seat. Gibson joined WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt on Your…

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Tompkins Legislator Anna Kelles discusses her candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | February 28, 2020

Tompkins Legislator Anna Kelles is one of seven democrat who has thrown their hat into the ring to take Lifton’s seat. She joined WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt on air to discuss her campaign.