Updated: 2/20/20 – 1:45 P.M.
VESTAL, NY (WSKG) — Edward Kopko announced his candidacy for Tompkins County District Attorney this week. He is running as a Democrat.
Current D.A. Matt Van Houten is also a Democrat. He has not made an official announcement, but told WSKG he plans to seek another term.*
On his campaign website, he said he wants to end mass incarceration and the criminalization of poverty.
This is the second time Kopko is vying for the position. He also ran in 2016.
*Updates information on Van Houten’s plans for re-election.