Race to Represent: Candidates Talk Overdevelopment, Decriminalizing Marijuana and Fixing the MTA

Countdown to Election Day: 13 days  

Do you know who you’re voting for?

With less than two weeks until the midterms, MNN’s Race to Represent is here to bring you more from your candidates. Listen to their thoughts on issues that matter to you, and get to know where they stand on critical issues such as the decriminalization of marijuana, combatting overdevelopment in city neighborhoods, and fixing the unreliable MTA system.

This Wednesday night, watch State Senator Brian Kavanagh and his Republican challenger Anthony Arias debate the issues affecting Lower Manhattan (District 26). Then, tune in to an interview with Democratic Assembly Member Richard Gottfried (District 75 - Murray Hill, Chelsea, Clinton, Midtown West, UWS).

Tune in on Wednesday, October 24, at 8 pm on MNN1 (Spectrum 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33), MNNHD (Spectrum 1993) or MNN's YouTube channel.

Watch a sneak peek of the State Senate District 26 Debate

Watch a sneak peek of the Assembly Member Richard Gottfried Interview


Watch previous candidate debates and interviews:

NY State Comptroller
Harvey Epstein vs. Bryan Cooper (Assembly District 74 - Lower East Side, East Village, Midtown East)
Liz Krueger vs. Pete Holmberg (State Senate District 28 - Manhattan’s East Side)

Ronny Goodman (Assembly District 72 - Hamilton Heights, Harlem, Inwood, Washington Heights)
Carmen De La Rosa (Assembly District 72 - Hamilton Heights, Harlem, Inwood, Washington Heights)
Brian Benjamin (Senate District 30 - Harlem, UWS, Washington Heights, Hamilton Heights, Morningside Heights)
Inez Dickens (Assembly District 70 - Hamilton Heights, Harlem, Morningside Heights, UWS, Washington Heights)
Dan Quart (Assembly District 73 - Midtown East, Upper East Side)

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