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VIDEO: Tonko-Fischer Debate

Posted by Matt Ryan on



Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko and Republican challenger Jim Fischer debate live on WMHT-TV as they seek to win the 20th Congressional District seat.

Rep. Tonko (D-Amsterdam) was first elected in 2008 replacing longtime Congressman Mike McNulty.  He currently serves on the Energy and Commerce Committees in Washington.  Jim Fischer, of Ballston, owns Crystal Clear Communications, a wireless firm in the Capital Region.

Panel includes Matt Ryan and Casey Seiler of New York NOW , Jenna Flannagan of the Innovation Trail, and Mark Mahoney of the Daily Gazette.

This is the fourth consecutive election cycle WMHT has conducted a debate for this district.  You can watch 2012's broadcast between Rep. Tonko and challenger Bob Dieterich here.

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