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If you missed the Oneonta League of Women Voters (LWV) virtual presentation of the Oneonta Mayoral Candidate debate on October 20, you're in luck because you'll have another opportunity to listen in to that same debate between Len Carson, Oneonta 5th Ward Alderman and Mark Drnek, 8th Ward Alderman.

This Friday, October 29th at 5:00 pm, Townsquare Media Oneonta will broadcast a recording of that full debate as Carson and Drnek present their views for Oneonta's future and answer questions posed to them from Oneonta residents and a representative of the Oneonta Daily Star through Debate Moderator Liane Hirabayashi, who is the Co-President of The League of Women Voters of the Cooperstown Area. Listen in to the Oneonta Mayoral debate on TALK 730, 970 & 1270 AM.

Here's a little background on the two candidates:
Mark Drnek is a democratic candidate who is the owner of Sweet Home Productions, an Oneonta business, and hosts the syndicated radio show Blue Light Central. Len Carson, the Republican mayoral candidate is a co-owner of DC Marketing (Oneonta billboard signs). He previously served as Otsego County Representative for District 13 (Wards 5 & 6) and was a captain in the Oneonta Fire Department and now retired from that position.

Here is information regarding Election Day on November 2, 2021:
Early voting is underway for this upcoming election and all other local elections. To check your voter registration status, your voting districts, your polling places, or find out about other information related to voting, visit the website of your local County's Board of Elections. For Otsego County that's otsegocounty.com/depts/boe. For further inquiries, email BOE@otsegocounty.com or call (607) 547-4247 or (607) 547-4325.

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