• To read the full article, and watch video of my interview with the reporter, click here. District 40 is one of the few battleground districts in the state that could determine which party controls the Senate. Every legislator is up for election in November and a gain of even one seat for Democrats can topple a slim Republican majority. Harckham said his experience in government and as a lawmaker gives him the edge, but that he and Kesten’s message is the … read more

  • To read the full interview with Jim Martorano, click here. Q: You came into this race a little late, while fellow Democrat, Robert Kesten, was already months into his campaign. Can you enlighten us as to why you are running? Jumping into this race was not a foreign concept to me. The party had asked me to get into this race twice before (years ago) but it just wasn’t a good time in my life. This time, it felt like … read more