Debate Today For US Rep. Richard Hanna And Challenger Dan Lamb
U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna and his Democratic opponent, Dan Lamb, will meet in their first face-to-face debate today. The event is taking place here in Cortland.
Hanna and Lamb who are vying to represent the 22nd Congressional district, which includes Cortland County, are squaring off at a public forum from 10 m. to Noon today at the Cortland Elks Lodge on Groton Ave.
Hanna, a freshman Republican congressman from Oneida County is looking for his second term in office, Lamb from Freeville is a long-time congressional aide for former Democratic Congressman Maurice Hinchey.
Today’s event will feature the two candidates fielding questions from the forum's organizers, which include the County Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters. The public will be allowed to ask questions as well.
Hanna has a voter enrollment and funding advantage over Lamb.