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ITHACA, N.Y. — The Tompkins County Democratic Committee, in cooperation with the Tompkins County League of Women Voters, will hold a forum for all seven Democratic challengers in the 23rd District Thursday, November 16, from 7 to 9 PM at the Space at Greenstar, 700 West Buffalo Street, Ithaca.

Candidates include Max Della Pia, Rick Gallant, Ian Golden, Tracy Mitrano, Eddie Sundquist, Karl Warrington, and Charles Whalen. The candidates will discuss issues that affect the district and their plans to defeat Tom Reed in 2018.

The event will be moderated by the League, with candidates offering three-minute introductions followed by questions from the audience or by email at The forum is free and open to the public.

The event will be livestreamed here:

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