Spectrum News 1 will open to viewers a debate between the Democratic primary candidates for the 109th Assembly District on Friday between six candidates.

The participants are:

  • Albany Common Councilmember Owusu Anane, who represents the city's 10th Ward and teaches at Columbia High School in East Greenbush
  • Albany Councilmember Gabriella Romero, a public defender who represents the 6th Ward
  • Jack Flynn, the former chair of the Albany County Democratic Committee and an Albany Councilmember representing the 8th Ward
  • Dustin Reidy, an Albany County legislator who has served as campaign manager for Rep. Paul Tonko
  • Former chairperson of the Albany County Legislature Andrew Joyce, an analyst at the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
  • Albany Common Councilmember Ginnie Farrell, who is the council's majority leader and works on environmental conservation bills for the state Assembly

The event, which will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, will air on Spectrum News 1 channels in New York state. The debate will be moderated by "Capital Tonight" political anchor Susan Arbetter.

For Spectrum non-subscribers, download the Spectrum News app, available to Android and iPhone users, then tap "Live" on the menu bar at the bottom of the screen to view the debate.

In addition to watching the debate on the Spectrum News app, viewers can also tune in on our website by clicking here. Click on the "Open Access" link, which will appear shortly before the debate begins.