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Fajans-Turner joins race for NY-22



New York – Another Democrat has joined the race for New York’s newly-redrawn 22nd Congressional District.

A Democrat from Ithaca, Vanessa Fajans-Turner, is running for congress in the district that includes Geneva and the majority of Seneca County, minus Waterloo.

Fajans-Turner is the seventh candidate seeking the Democratic nomination ahead of the June primary.

Climate change is among the top issues of concern to Fajans-Turner. She is also providing health and family care for her campaign staff.

Currently, Fajans-Turner is the executive director of BankFWD, a not-for-profit focused on Wall Street accountability.

Fajans-Turner is also helping to lead the implementation of Ithaca’s Green New Deal, which calls for carbon neutrality by 2030.