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PUBLIC EYE SPECIAL WITH JEFF COLE: 116th Assembly District Seat Debate

Just days before residents exercise their voting privileges, WPBS-TV will host a 30-minute special entitled “Public Eye with Jeff Cole, Special Edition:  116th Assembly District Seat Debate.  This special will air Friday, November 4th at 8:30pm and re-air Sunday, November 6th at 7am.  Jeff Cole, morning and noon news anchor at WWNY-TV and host of Public Eye, will lead the debate between incumbent Democrat Addie Russell and Republican John Byrne.  WPBS-TV will also be taking questions from the public to be asked during the debate.  Email questions to by October 31st.  Submitted questions will be asked as time permits, and not all questions will be used during the debate.

This special will be streamed LIVE, November 1st at 1:30pm and will also be available for viewing online after the on-air broadcast at


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