Elise Stefanik squares off with her two challengers, Democrat Tedra Cobb and Green Party candidate Lynn Kahn in their first face-to-face debate of the race.
“It affects people’s lives in northern New York, it’s not theoretical issues just to be discussed in Washington, we need to discuss them here,” she said. “The reality is, repealing the Affordable Care Act will cut off services to people who need health care.”
But the difference this time is that Cobb has experience under her belt – including eight years as a legislator – and she’s used that experience to build a significant ground game across the district.
By JOSH DAVIS FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 DICKINSON –– Congressional hopeful Tedra Cobb visited Dickinson’s Township Brewing Company to engage with voters on topics ranging from health care and campaign finance reform to government transparency and her own credentials as a potential member of Congress. Roughly two dozen residents listened and engaged with Cobb’s informal community conversation Thursday evening, a format she described as the ideal model for gathering public opinion and concern. When asked what sets Cobb’s candidacy apart from the thinning herd of other Democratic hopefuls, Cobb cited her “experience solving problems here in the community” as a two-term member of the St. Lawrence County Legislature and a career working with health care nonprofits. Cobb noted that she …
Supporters of Tedra Cobb’s campaign to win New York’s 21st Congressional seat are invited to meet her at one of 12 stops on her two-day NY-21 Caravan to Congress on April 8 and 9, 2018.