© 2022
1078x200-header-mic.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Elections

Tonko delivered an address to supporters

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wamc/local-wamc-786119.mp3

Rotterdam, NY – Democrat Paul Tonko ended election night on a high note at Mallozzi's Restaurant in Rotterdam, New York, becoming the new representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Tonko beat out Republican candidate Jim Buhrmaster - head of the family owned Buhrmaster Energy Group, and a second term Schenectady County Legislator. The district was previously represented by Democrat Michael McNulty, who decided to retire well ahead of this year's primary season. Shortly after 10:30pm last night, Tonko delivered an address to a hall full of cheering supporters, acknowledging his victory, and characterizing his coming tenure in congress as a journey