- DISTRICT: 50
- REGION: Central New York
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York State Senate
- YEAR: 2020
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Jim Barber is running for State Senate District 50 to replace Senator Jim Seward who is retiring at the end of the year. Barber has a considerable amount of experience in addressing environmental issues including being the head of the New York State USDA Farm Service Agency where he reconstructed training programs and modernized the environmental review procedures in an effort to improve the effectiveness of the organization. Barber has also served as the representative to the New York Oceans and Great Lakes Ecosystem Conservation Council and is in full support of the priorities of the NYLCV.