Albany, NY (WIBX) - Incumbent Republican Claudia Tenney will face Democrat Daniel Carter in the race for the new 101st State Assembly District seat on November 6th.

The district stretches from southeast Onedia to northern Orange County and covers 24 towns in Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Delaware, Sullivan, Ulster and Orange counties.

The first-term Assemblywoman was elected to the Assembly in 2010 and defeated Orange County Republican Brian Maher in a GOP Primary in Septembe

Tenney also served as Chief of Staff and Legal Cousel to Assemblyman Dave Townsend from 2003 to 2009.

She's a member of the Assembly Committes on Banks, Higher Education, Mental Health, Small Business and Social Service.

Carter is the Herkimer County Democratic Chairman.

He also served one term as a Herkimer County legislator in 2008 and also served two terms as 4th Ward Alderman in the City of Little Falls starting in 2004.

Carter says his top campaign issues are to keep a moratorium on hydrofracking in New York, consolidate government services and modernize the election process.