Tompkins Co. DA candidates Van Houten, Kopko debate

By Michael Smith
The Ithaca Voice

ITHACA – The two candidates going head-to-head for Tompkins County District Attorney – Democratic candidate Matthew Van Houten and Independence candidate Edward Kopko – faced off recently to debate the issues related to the responsibilities of the office. They are seeking election to a four-year term in office.

Matt Van Houten, the Democratic nominee for Tompkins County District Attorney, speaks during a debate, while his opponent, Independence candidate Ed Kopko, looks on.
Matt Van Houten, the Democratic nominee for Tompkins County District Attorney, speaks during a debate, while his opponent, Independence candidate Ed Kopko, looks on.

To see some of the key points made by both candidates at the event, hosted by The Ithaca Voice and The Ithaca Journal, visit The Ithaca Voice at http://ithacavoice.com/2016/10/tompkins-da-race-van-houten-kopko-debate-issues.