My interview with Senate Candidate Robert Kesten by Jim Martorano
The seat in the 40th Senate District of New York, currently occupied by Republican Sen. Terrence Murphy, is up this year. Senator Murphy, who has announced he is seeking re-election, has already started campaigning. On the Democratic side, newcomer Robert Kesten entered the race. Challenging him for the Democratic nomination is former county Legislator Peter Harckham. Kesten and Harckham will square off on Sept. 13 to see who will face Murphy in November.
Recently, I interviewed Mr. Kesten on my cable show, “All About Town,” which airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday on Optimum Channel 74. The following are excerpts from that interview: