NY-23: Democrats double-down in fight for Reed's seat at Monday forum

Ithaca’s State Theatre was bustling Monday night, with hundreds filling the theater to watch a discussion between the democratic candidates vying for republican Rep. Tom Reed’s seat in Congress representing New York’s 23rd Congressional District.

At the forum, hosted by the Tompkins County Democratic Committee, Tompkins County Progressives and Cornell University Democrats, six of the seven candidates discussed their policy views on a wide range of topics, as well as their election strategies to unseat Reed, the incumbent in the historically republican-leaning district since 2010. New York’s 23rd congressional district stretches east-to-west from Tioga County to Lake Erie, and north-to-south from Ontario County to the Pennsylvania border.

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