Sep 11, 2012 — 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
Democrat Rudy Johnson from Malone (Photo: Johnson campaign)
Saranac Lake, NY, Oct 15, 2010 — This is expected to be a big year for Republicans. But Democrats appear to have a very real shot at capturing the 114th Assembly seat that represents Clinton and Franklin counties.
The district has been a GOP stronghold for generations. But this year, Assemblywoman Janet Duprey, a Republican, is locked in a bitter contest with Conservative candidate David Kimmel.
Their divisive battle could leave an opening for Democrat Rudy Johnston.
All three candidates held a debate last night in Saranac Lake. Brian Mann was there and has our story. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jan 04, 2010 — A Plattsburgh-area man has announced he will challenge incumbent Assemblywoman Janet Duprey's re-election bid this year. David Kimmel, a former Marine and Army National Guard soldier who owns his own alarm company in Cadyville, plans to run against Duprey in the Republican Party primary. Chris Knight reports. Go to full article