BETHLEHEM Candidates for Bethlehem Town Board and the 109th Assembly District will meet in debate this evening, at Bethlehem Town Hall.
Candidates for Bethlehem Town Board Bill Reinhardt and Jeremy Martelle will debate from approximately 7 to 8 p.m., and candidates for the 109th State Assembly District Patricia Fahy, Ted Danz and Joe Sullivan will debate from approximately 8 to 9 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Albany County and Spotlight Newspapers.
Moderator and Spotlight Managing Editor Charles Wiff will convey written questions provided by audience members to the candidates, who will each be provided with an amount of time to answer them. The candidates will all be afforded time for opening and closing statements, as well.
The public is encouraged to attend the forum and come with questions to pose to the candidates. No campaign signs or literature may be allowed be displayed during the forum itself, though after the evening’s program is concluded candidates and their supporters are welcome to politick. Recordings of the proceedings, including photographs, may only be made by accredited media.
The public is reminded the borders of assembly districts have shifted this year as a result of redistricting, and the new maps may be found at latfor.state.ny.us.
This year’s election falls on Tuesday, Nov. 6.