WATCH: Cooney vs. Barry, New York State Senate 56th district candidates debate on News 8

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The two candidates vying for the 56th district seat in the New York State Senate went head-to-head on News 8.

Democrat Jeremy Cooney and Republican Mike Barry will discussed the issues in a live streamed event on Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m. You can see the full debate video in the player above.

It will be a new representative for the district as New York State Sen. Joe Robach announced earlier this year that he would not be seeking re-election.

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Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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