ITHACA, N.Y. — The Ithaca Voice has teamed up with The Ithaca Journal to host a Tompkins County District Attorney candidate debate between Ed Kopko and Matt Van Houten, which will be streaming live on our Facebook from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Check out the video here and submit questions in the Facebook comments, or email us at

See more about the candidates below:

Related to Ed Kopko — Tompkins DA candidate: 30+ years of law experience; talks Ithaca Plan, wrongful convictions

Related to Matt Van Houten — Tompkins DA candidate: DA needs community presence, ‘think outside the box’ about drug treatment

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.