ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Local businessman and Elmira City school board member, Randy Reid, has announced his campaign for New York's 124th Assembly District.

In a press release, Reid says he has 20-years in the TV industry, and is currently the business development manager at Capabilities in Elmira. He also owns his own business, "Reid Media Group". Reid says if elected he will fight to reduce taxes on small businesses, increase access to Albany, and work to make childcare affordable -- among other things..

Reid will run on the democratic ticket. The 124th district is currently held by Republican Chris Friend.