22nd Congressional district debate

WCNY to host 22nd Congressional district debate

WCNY will host a debate for one of New York state’s most highly contested battleground election races; the race for the 22nd Congressional District. New York Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney is the Republican candidate in the race, Kim Myers is the Democratic candidate, Martin Babinec is the Upstate Jobs Party candidate. All three candidates will debate the issues of the congressional seat vacated by Republican Richard Hanna, who is not seeking re-election.

The debate will be recorded at WCNY’s Broadcast and Education Center at 10 a.m. Oct. 21. It will air on WCNY at 9 p.m. on Oct. 21. For viewing information, visit

The one-hour debate will be moderated by WCNY’s director of public affairs and host of WCNY’s “The Capitol Pressroom” Susan Arbetter. WSKG news director Charles Compton will also pose questions to the candidates.

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