January 16, 2018 Release

Tedra Cobb Releases Fundraising and Other Success Metrics for 2017

“I am running so that Northern New Yorkers have representation in Washington from someone who, unlike Elise Stefanik, is rooted in this district, and is prepared to listen to and be accountable to her constituents. I pledge that as a Congresswoman, I will hold 12 public town halls per year, one in each county. In contrast to our current Representative, I’m not afraid to face my constituents, listen to their concerns, and explain my votes.

January 12, 2018 News Coverage

NY-21 voters question Stefanik on tax reform bill in tele-town hall

“Today’s ‘tele-town hall’ proves Elise Stefanik is still too afraid to face constituents and explain her votes to strip healthcare from thousands of North Country families,” Ms. Cobb said in an emailed statement.

January 11, 2018 Release

STATEMENT: As Stefanik Phones It In, Tedra Cobb Leads in NY-21

January 8, 2018 News Coverage

Cobb takes lead in straw poll after forum

MOREAU — After eight congressional candidates, hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, responded to questions for nearly three hours during the NY-21 Congressional Candidates Forum in South Glens Falls on Sunday, Democrat Tedra Cobb emerged as the frontrunner from a straw poll of 176 attendees.


December 15, 2017 News Coverage

North Country Democrats feel emboldened by Alabama victory

“I think politicians think voters won’t notice that they’re voting against local priorities,” Cobb said. “[Stefanik’s] betting that we won’t notice they’re voting for the closing of local hospitals, cutting off of health care for local people, to reduce restrictions on corporate polluters, and then there’s this horrendous tax bill. But they noticed in Virginia, they noticed in Alabama, and we notice in northern New York. The voters are paying attention.”

December 14, 2017 News Coverage

Candidate calls on Stefanik to support Gillibrand

Cobb questions how the congresswoman could stand next to Gillibrand last week and not come to her defense this week.

“The question is, where are you now? How deeply do you believe this?” Cobb asked. “This is really not about Steven Krieg, this is not about the president. It is about civility and respect. We should be standing up to it, it’s the minimum requirement.”

December 13, 2017 Release

NY 21: Tedra Cobb Challenges Stefanik to Break Silence on Sexist Cyber Bullying


Canton, New York, December 13, 2017 – Local businesswoman and former St. Lawrence County Legislator Tedra Cobb this morning sent a letter to Rep. Stefanik’s office challenging her to publicly denounce President Trump’s sexist attack on New York’s top female elected official, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

December 4, 2017 News Coverage

Here Are the House Seats Democrats Are Hoping to Win in 2018

In 2018 her [Elise Stefanik’s] most touted opponent is former St. Lawrence County Legislator Tedra Cobb, who has also worked to provide home heating oil to low-income people in the area—a huge deal in rural northern areas like this.

December 1, 2017 News Coverage

Congressional candidate Tedra Cobb stresses need for collaboration across the aisle during Malone visit

Congressional candidate Tedra Cobb visited Donovan’s Steak and Ale Thursday night to meet with local residents, the first public event held by one of the gaggle of Democrats seeking their party’s backing in next year’s election.

November 14, 2017 News Coverage

How Social Media Is Encouraging More Women To Run For Office

Cobb recalls the sexism she faced the first time she ran for public office, going up against a powerful male politician in the county legislature. “Throughout the entire campaign, he referred to me as that girl. He’d go up to people and would ask them why they had that girl’s sign in their yard. And you know what? That girl won.”

November 10, 2017 Release

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tedra Cobb Reports on Veterans Roundtable in North Country

November 10, 2017, Canton, NY: On Wednesday evening, local businesswoman and former St. Lawrence County Legislator, Tedra Cobb, held a roundtable discussion with veterans to hear first-hand about the experiences they face transitioning to civilian life. Cobb is the leading Democratic candidate for New York’s 21st Congressional District.

October 26, 2017 News Coverage

Look TV Interviews NY21 Congressional Candidate Tedra Cobb

October 21, 2017 News Coverage

St. Lawrence County Democrats gather for annual dinner, awards

POTSDAM — State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli gave the keynote address and a local village trustee was honored at the St. Lawrence County Democratic Committee’s annual dinner Friday night at SUNY Potsdam.

October 13, 2017 Release

Tedra Cobb Reaches Fundraising Milestone, Announces Team

Tedra Cobb has released her NY 21st Congressional District campaign fundraising figures for the quarter. In just three months, she has amassed:

  • $128,899.09 in cash donations
  • $111,366.30 cash-on-hand
  • Over 700 individual donors, 84% from within the 21st congressional district
  • An average donation of more than $180
  • Over 200 individual volunteers from throughout the district


September 23, 2017 News Coverage

Ralliers call on Stefanik to ‘kill the bill’

GLENS FALLS — A loud crowd took to the street corner in Glens Falls outside Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s office on Friday evening with a goal in mind. “Stop the repeal.”

September 18, 2017 News Coverage

Experience asset in race to unseat Stefanik, says Cobb

POTSDAM — Foreign students enunciating lines from the hit musical “Chicago” probably isn’t unheard of at English as a second language classrooms across the country. But most teachers probably are not running for Congress. Meet Tedra Cobb, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for New York’s 21st Congressional District.

August 24, 2017 News Coverage

Cobb focuses on health care, economy in Potsdam town hall

POTSDAM — As she looks to gain support across the sprawling 21st Congressional District, local business strategist and former St. Lawrence County Legislator Tedra L. Cobb demonstrated a personal connection to many of the issues she spoke on at Wednesday night’s town hall.

August 13, 2017 News Coverage

Democrat Tedra Cobb Discusses 21st District Congressional Race

The number of candidates challenging second-term Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik of New York’s 21st district continues to grow. Five Democrats and one Republican are in the race. The Green Party is expected to announce candidates and a Libertarian has also expressed interest in the seat. St. Lawrence County business consultant Tedra Cobb is among the announced Democrats. She says she decided to run after tracking recent Congressional action on health care.

August 2, 2017 Release

Cobb Challenges Stefanik to Explain Her Votes Against North Country Values

Local business woman and former St. Lawrence County Legislator, Tedra Cobb, today challenged incumbent Congresswoman, Elise Stefanik, to come clean on her motivation for voting against the environment and New York’s burgeoning eco-tourism.

July 20, 2017 Release

Canton Businesswoman Challenges Stefanik to Reverse Course on ACA Repeal

July 20, 2017, Canton, NY – Tedra Cobb criticized Congress for its inability to pass any improvements to the Affordable Care Act and called on Congresswoman Elise Stefanik to either explain the benefits of the American Healthcare Act or reverse course on her votes.

July 4, 2017 Release

Tedra Cobb Enters Race for Congress

July 4, 2017, Village of Norwood, NY – Tedra [teh-druh] Cobb, 49 of Canton celebrated America’s 241st birthday by launching her campaign for the Democratic nomination for Congress in New York’s twenty-first Congressional District. She’s marching in the parade here today with local Democrats.

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