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Janet Duprey talking with her Plattsburgh district office administrative assistant Cathy Kourofsky and her husband Brian at the Duprey campaign headquarters in Plattsburgh. Photo: Mark Kurtz
Janet Duprey talking with her Plattsburgh district office administrative assistant Cathy Kourofsky and her husband Brian at the Duprey campaign headquarters in Plattsburgh. Photo: Mark Kurtz

Duprey wins 115th Assembly seat

Republican Janet Duprey swept the 115th Assembly race last night, beating back Conservative challenger Karen Bisso and Democrat Tim Carpenter. She won 52 percent of the vote.

The incumbent Republican will return to Albany next year, representing Clinton, Franklin, and part of St. Lawrence counties. While last night's victory was decisive, the campaign wasn't easy.  Go to full article
Democrat Tim Carpenter at a candidates' debate in October. Photo: Jennifer Kowalczyk, Mountain Lake PBS
Democrat Tim Carpenter at a candidates' debate in October. Photo: Jennifer Kowalczyk, Mountain Lake PBS

115th Assembly candidate Carpenter philosophical about chances

Three candidates are vying for the 115th assembly seat, representing Clinton, Franklin, and St. Lawrence counties to the New York State Assembly.

Tim Carpenter is the Democratic candidate in the 115th Assembly race, competing with Republican Janet Duprey and Conservative Karen Bisso for that seat. He's a corrections officer and City Council member in Plattsburgh. He spoke with Sarah Harris about his campaign.  Go to full article

Candidates make final push

With Election Day looming Tuesday, candidates running for office have taken to the streets, going door to door to make their final pitches to voters.

Candidates say there are still undecided voters to win over. And they're encouraging people to simply go the polls, no matter whom they support.  Go to full article
Karen Bisso (L) debates with Janet Duprey.  Photo: Jennifer Kowalczyk, Mountain Lake PBS
Karen Bisso (L) debates with Janet Duprey. Photo: Jennifer Kowalczyk, Mountain Lake PBS

Assembly candidates spar over health care, public land

It's been a lackluster political season in much of the North Country, with many seats going uncontested. But the 115th Assembly district race has sparked fierce debate and fiery rhetoric. The newly-formed district represents Clinton, Franklin and part of St. Lawrence County.

Three candidates -- a Republican, a Democrat and a Conservative, are vying for the seat now held by Assemblywoman Janet Duprey. Duprey faced off with her challengers Monday during a debate in Plattsburgh sponsored by Mountain Lake PBS.

Major flashpoints were affordable healthcare and the Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to expand the state forest preserve in the Adirondacks.  Go to full article

Three GOP candidates fight for 115th district nod

On Thursday, Republican voters will choose a candidate to represent their party in the race for New York's newly shaped 115th Assembly District.

Janet Duprey, the long-time assemblywoman from Peru, faces a stiff challenge from two conservatives: Plattsburgh educator Karen Bisso and Cadyville businessman David Kimmel. The race reflects deep divisions within the GOP, sparked in part by Duprey's support for same-sex marriage.  Go to full article

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