Scott Murphy, a former aide to Mel Carnahan and local businessman who moved to upstate New York a few years ago, will be the Democratic Party’s nominee in a special election to represent New York’s 20th District. His wife comes from the area, as you’ll see shortly. The district was vacated by Democratic Rep. Kirstin Gillibrand’s appointment to the US Senate, which was itself necessitated by Senator Hillary Clinton’s nomination to the Secretary of State.
Anyways, Murphy’s first ad is up. Not bad for a bio ad introducing him to the district. Take a look: