SUNY Plattsburgh Holds Mayoral Forum Tuesday Night

SUNY Plattsburgh Holds Mayoral Forum Tuesday Night

Two weeks from Tuesday, voters in Plattsburgh will elect a new mayor. The current mayor, Republican Don Kasprzak is not running for re-election.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Two weeks from Tuesday, voters in Plattsburgh will elect a new mayor. The current mayor, Republican Don Kasprzak is not running for re-election. Voters have 3 candidates to choose from.

The forum is being held on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus for the public to get to know the candidates better.

They've had the same mayor for more than 5 years, but on November 4 they will have to choose between three candidate. Two of those candidates are current city councilors and one who says he's an entrepreneur.

Jim Calnon is running as a republican and independent. He has been on the city council for 6 years and says he wants to run the city like a small business.

Mark Tiffer is a Democrat who has been on the city council for 2 years. He's focusing on sustainability and the long term success of the city.

Chris Rosenquest is an independent and has made a plan for the city to create more jobs.

The focus of the forum will be economics. The public will be asking the questions by writing them down on cards for the moderator.

The doors at Krinovitz Hall open at 6:30 p.m.
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