Terry Gipson, candidate for State Senate

Democratic candidate, appearing on the Democratic and Working Families ballot lines

The 41st State Senate district encompasses all of Dutchess County except Beekman and Pawling plus Philipstown, Putnam Valley and Kent in Putnam County.

Chris Gibson, candidate for Congress

Republican candidate appearing on the Republican, Conservative and Independence ballot lines

The 19th Congressional District includes north and central Dutchess County and all of Columbia County.

Republican state senate primary

On Thursday, September 13, Republicans in the recently-redrawn 41st NY State Senate District will go to the polls to select their candidate. The Observer sent a questionnaire to both candidates in an effort to inform the public and provide them an outlet to express their positions.