The special election for the 23rd congressional district of New York is being run on two levels. You've got the national interest in pushing the Republican party toward its conservative base. And the mundane, local issues that candidates have to deal with.
The Watertown Daily Times wants to know what the three candidates think about the St. Lawrence Seaway (on the district's northern border) and building a new highway so crazy drivers don't have to speed across that part of Northern New York to make appointments.
Here's the answers, with no mention of Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin or ACORN.