Voice of the Voter: Candidate Debate for 55th State Senate District

Voice of the Voter: Candidate Debate for 55th State Senate District

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Democrat Samra Brouk and Republican Chris Missick are vying for New York’s 55th Senate District seat and will participate in a Voice of the Voter debate.

Democrat Samra Brouk and Republican Chris Missick are running for New York’s 55th Senate District seat and will participate in a Voice of the Voter Debate on Monday, October 26 at 8 p.m. at WXXI. The seat is currently filled by Republican Rich Funke, who is not seeking re-election. The debate will air live on AM 1370 and WXXI-TV, and stream on WXXINews.org, roccitynews.org, democratandchronicle.com, 13wham.com and wdkx.com. It will also stream on WXXI News’ Facebook page.

The debate, which will adhere to social distancing rules, will be moderated by WXXI News Connections’ host Evan Dawson. The candidates will share their platforms and answer questions from panelists, as well as those submitted by citizens.

Citizens can submit questions for the candidates ahead of the debate at wxxi.org/voice

Panelists include:

  • Ginny Ryan of 13WHAM News
  • Jeremy Moule of CITY
  • Sheila Rayam of the Democrat and Chronicle
  • Tariq Spence of WDKX 

The 55th State Senate District includes the towns of Victor, East Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Richmond, Bristol, South Bristol, Canadice, and Naples in Ontario County and the towns of Rush, Mendon, Pittsford, Perinton, Penfield, East Rochester, and Irondequoit, plus the east side of the City of Rochester in Monroe County.

The debate is part of Voice of the Voter, a collaboration among WXXI Public Media, CITY, Democrat and Chronicle, 13WHAM News, and WDKX 103.9, which is committed to bringing citizens’ concerns to the forefront in political issues.

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