State Assembly Candidates To Debate In Jamestown This Week

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – The candidates for New York State’s 150th Assembly seat are going head-to-head this week as part of a debate at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown.

Co-hosted by WRFA-LP, WJTN and WNY News Now, Andrew Goodell (R) and Sandra Lewis (D) will spend 60-minutes answering questions ahead of this fall’s November election.

Goodell, a Republican, has served as the district’s state Assemblyman since 2010. Lewis, the Democratic challenger, is a professor at SUNY Fredonia.

Moderated by WRFA’s Julia Ciesla-Hanley the debate will take place at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts Multimedia Room and will be broadcast live on 107.9-FM WRFA, Channel 716 on Roku and WNY News Now’s 24/7 streaming network: and our social media pages.

Starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Ciesla-Hanley (WRFA), Terry Frank (WJTN) and Justin Gould (WNY News Now) will take turns asking questions to the candidates. There will also be an opportunity for each candidate to ask one question to their respective opponent.

There will be limited seating available for those who wish to attend in person. Audience members, which are asked to arrive by 5:30 p.m. and must RSVP to or by calling (716) 664 2465 ext 209, will only be able to observe the debate and there will be no opportunity for questions from the audience.


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