Democratic candidates vying for 25th Congressional seat gather at Friday forum

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Rochester, N.Y. – Some of the candidates vying for the 25th Congressional District seat spoke to voters at a candidates’ forum in Rochester.

Three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination – Brighton Town Councilmember Robin Wilt, Rochester City Councilmember Adam McFadden and former television journalist Rachel Barnhart – took part in the forum, hosted by the League of Women Voters, Rochester People’s Climate Coalition and the Faith Communities Alliance.

Assemblyman Joseph Morelle is also seeking the Democratic nomination.

Dr. Jim Maxwell is also running for the seat under the Republican ticket.

The seat was held by late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter until her passing in March.

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