Videos of candidates running for county legislature, state assembly now online
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 6:09 am

Videos of conversations with candidates running for state Assembly and the St. Lawrence County Legislature are now available online.

Among them is a 90-minute forum on the 118th Assembly race featuring Democrat incumbent Addie J. Russell of Theresa and challenger Republican David Forsythe of Lisbon. Taped on Oct. 20, the video is now available at

Also available are nine “Conversations with Candidates” taped by the community groups including the St. Lawrence and Jefferson county branches of AAUW, St. Lawrence County League of Women Voters, North Country Region NYS-PTA, WPBS-tv, American Cancer Society Action Network, Center for Excellence in Communication at Clarkson University and North Country Public Radio.

The videos include conversations with Pat Turbett, incumbent independent candidate for county Legislature District 10; Karl Ortmeyer, Republican candidate for District 10; Jim Bunstone, Democratic candidate for District 10; Dan Parker, Republican candidate for District 11; Michael Morgan, Republican candidate for Canton Town Councilman; Alexander MacKinnon, incumbent Republican candidate for county Legislature District 4; 118th Assembly candidate David Forsythe; and 122nd state Assembly candidate Democrat Brian McGrath.

All of the shows can also be heard as podcasts from or on iTunes at itpc://

Two more conversations will be taped on Oct. 29 with Gavin Regan, Democratic candidate for county Legislature District 11; and Russell Finley, and Conservative candidate for county Legislature District 8.