Two North Country congressional candidates release TV ads
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 5:59 am

The Republican and Democratic candidates in New York’s 21st Congressional District have each released new television ads.

Republican candidate Elise Stefanik of Willsboro has a video called “An Opportunity for Change,” has upbeat music and shots of the North Country landscape and Stefanik touring and speaking with people.

The video can be seen at

Democrat Aaron Woolf of Elizabethtown has released his first video of the campaign, called “Walk Across the Aisle,” can be seen at

Woolf’s video has the same tone, with Woolf seen walking up sidewalks to talk to voters in their homes, walking in a parade, and similar shots.

The announcement Woolf’s ad says the campaign has made “a substantial buy on broadcast and cable television,” but neither of the ads’ announcements detail the extent to which they are planned to be used.

The two major party candidates will be running against Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello for the seat now held by Democrat Bill Owens, who is not seeking re-election.