New York’s 44th Senate District race heats up

The race for the 44th State Senate District is already heating up.

The re-drawn district is drawing both high profile Democrats and Republicans.

Democrat Thearse McCalmon from Schenectady who was planning to run for the seat, threw her support behind another Democrat Michelle Ostrelich, who is currently a Schenectady County legislator.

The Republicans in the race are State Senators Daphne Jordan and Jim Tedisco.

Watch the video above to here more from the candidates.