New York's 17th Congressional District Candidate Forums

Live Virtual Event
June 4, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Live Event
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The WCA has partnered with The Journal News and LoHud to host two forums for Democratic candidates seeking their party’s nomination to run in November’s general election for the 17th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Nita Lowey, who plans to retire at the end of the year.

The forums, will be introduced by WCA CEO Michael N. Romita and moderated by veteran lohud/Journal News political correspondent Mark Lungariello. This event will be streamed live on

There are two forums, given the wide field of candidates in the race:

2:00 PM
Mondaire Jones, Allison Fine, Asha Castleberry Hernandez & David Buchwald

3:00 PM
Evelyn Farkas, David Carlucci, & Adam Schleifer