Election 2020 Candidate Series

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Join CenterState CEO for a special series of virtual candidate forums featuring contenders in Central New York's key elections this fall.  One ticket provides you with access to all five sessions in the series, open to CenterState CEO members only, running each Tuesday at 4:00pm until the week before election day.  Sponsored by:  Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, TruCare Connections, Nascentia Health Brown & Brown Empire State, Hillrom, and Syracuse Tomorrow.

Through sessions moderated by CenterState CEO President Rob Simpson, candidates will answer questions from three panelists on key platform, policy and legislative issues. CenterState CEO members attending the forums will also have the opportunity to submit questions for the candidates via the chat feature of the virtual sessions.

Schedule of Forums

Sept 29 – 127th Assembly District
Al Stirpe (D) and Mark Venesky (R) 

Oct 6 – 50th NY Senate District
John Mannion (D) and Angi Renna (R)

Oct 13 – 53rd NY Senate District
Rachel May (D) and Sam Rodgers (R)

Oct 20 – NY-24 Congressional District
John Katko (R) and Dana Balter (D) 

Oct 27 – National Election Outlook
John Zogby, Zogby Analytics

The series culminates on October 27 with an analysis by John Zogby of the national election landscape for 2020, examining his outlook for the presidential race as well as control of the House and Senate, just one week before election day. Zogby, founder and senior partner of John Zogby Strategies, based in Utica, is a nationally-recognized pollster, author and political strategist.

Cost:  $50.00, open to CenterState CEO members only (provides access to all five sessions)

Event Time

Sep 29th 2020
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM




Event Type

MbrEvent - CEO