There is no question that State Senator Fred Akshar ran a solid campaign. But there is also no clear answer why the Barbara Fiala campaign was so poor in every aspect.
We received mailings from both candidates in the 2015 NY 52nd State Senate special election, and reviewed those mailings as compared to their campaign websites. It is not the purpose of this article to take a side in the race. The point is to highlight what the candidates must discuss and the public should learn more about.
Handpicked by the under investigation Gov. Cuomo. Held the empty position of Chairwoman, as selected by Gov. Cuomo. Touts a plan to combat heroin use, without a single credible word of a plan existing. Barbara Fiala’s problem is Barbara Fiala.
Make your own decision, but don’t be fooled that Barbar Fiala is not deeply connected to the same NY political machine that got Sheldon Silver arrested for corruption, in my opinion.
What are the plans to combat heroin in the Southern Tier? On the second try at answering the question the candidates provide their latest answers.
You may be surprised how the 4 candidates for the NY 52nd State Senate seat answer the following question – As a State Senate member, if elected, are there any initiatives or programs that you seek to promote/expand/create to help combat heroin and other illegal drugs in NY State?
Bob Joseph and Michael “Vass” Vasquez discuss, on August 3, 2015, the major issues facing New York and the Southern Tier. That included Fred Akshar, Planned Parenthood, Rep. Richard Hanna, and minimum wage.
Denver Jones on Fred Akshar nomination, “I’m a little disappointed that they didn’t seem to look at me a little bit more. I still believe I have more support than anybody else running, and it’s across all Party lines.”
The polls closed at 9pm tonight, and the results are still being tabulated at this time. But there is a definitive feeling that the Democrat stronghold that has been Congressional district 9 is about to…