Five Democratic candidates are competing in tomorrow’s primary for the chance to run against Republican incumbent Tom Reed in New York’s 23rd Congressional District in November. Reed has represented the district since 2010.
The five democratic candidates who are running in the primary are: retired cardiologist 62-year old Linda Andrei, small business owner 42-year old Ian Golden, retired university administrator 59-year old Tracy Mitrano, retired Air Force General 63-year old Max Della Pia, and former teacher turned attorney 29-year old Eddie Sundquist.
Some issues the Democratic candidates have cited as important include improving healthcare, education, tax reform, and ways to bring more jobs back to the district.
The 23rd district includes Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Steuben, Yates, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins and Chemung counties and parts of Ontario and Tioga counties.
The primary election is Tuesday, June 26, polls open at noon and close at 9 p.m.