Watertown, NY, Feb 07, 2012 — The 23rd district House seat that covers much of the North Country is expected to see one of the hottest election fights in the country this year.
In recent years, Republicans, Conservatives, and tea party activists have been bitterly divided in the region. That allowed Democrat Bill Owens to eke out two election victories in a region long considered a Republican stronghold.
This week, we'll be talking about the race, listening to the candidates, and talking to young people about this year's election. Brian Mann spoke with Martha Foley about some of the big issues and political trends that could shape the race.