Norfolk County Commissioner Candidates Forum to be Held Aug. 24 at 4 PM


Photo courtesy of League of Women Voters. Peter Collins and Paul Yorkis will attend LWV's Candidate Forum, to be livestreamed on August 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Thanks to Claire Galkowski of the Westwood-Walpole-Dedham League of Women Voters for contributing this news to Westwood Minute.

Area chapters of the League of Women Voters (LWV) will host a Norfolk County Democratic Primary 2022 Candidate Forum, with Democrats Peter Collins and Paul Yorkis facing off on Wednesday, August 24 at 4 pm. 

Voters will choose the Democratic candidate for the three-member Norfolk County Board of Commissioners. Democrat and unenrolled registered voters may vote in this primary. The term of office is four years. There is no Republican primary for this office. 

The Needham Channel will livestream the event.  The recorded Forum will be shared with Local Cable TV Stations and the Westwood-Walpole-Dedham LWV Website.

After opening statements from the candidates, a League Moderator will ask the candidates questions, followed by closing statements from the candidates. 

Email relevant, issue based questions to both before and during the forum. 

This event is hosted by the Brookline, Needham, Norwood, Sharon-Stoughton, Wellesley, Westwood-Walpole-Dedham and Hingham-Cohasset LWV chapters.

Important dates to remember

  • Primary Election Day is Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Polls are open between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • The deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation for this Primary is Saturday August 27, 2022.
  • To Vote by Mail, apply for a ballot by Monday, August 29, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
  • Early Vote in Person is Saturday, August 27, 2022 through Friday, September 2, 2022. The hours and locations will be determined locally.

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