HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES - 22ND DISTRICT VOTING GUIDE

In the race for New York’s 22nd District, incumbent and freshman Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney faces a challenge from Democratic Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi. The pair once upon a time were colleagues in the state Assembly, having both been first elected to the state Legislature in 2011.

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  • Economy
  • Taxes
  • Health care

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Incumbent

Rep. Claudia Tenney is an attorney and businesswoman; she ran her family’s printing and manufacturing firm Mid-York Press and founded Tenney Media Group prior to entering public service.

Economy: Favors rolling back "burdensome regulations" on businesses as a way to jumpstart the economy. She also supports Made in America initiatives.

Taxes: Tenney is a champion of the Tax and Jobs Act of 2017.

Health care: Supports a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and voted for the Republican-backed the American Health Care Act.

Rep. Claudia Tenney
Credit: Claudia Tenney
challengers

Anthony Brindisi is an attorney, and served on the Utica School Board before representing the 119th Assembly District in the New York legislature.

Economy: Focus efforts on manufacturing and technology, small business creation, agriculture, education and career training.

Taxes: Favors eliminating tax breaks for U.S. companies that outsource jobs overseas, and use tax policies to help businesses grow.

Health care: Does not support a single-payer health care program at the federal level, but is against repealing the Affordable Care Act, though he supports reforms such as allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices.

Anthony Brindisi
Credit: Anthony Brindisi

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