Selectman, Planning Board Races Featured at League of Women Voters Candidates' Night
Candidates in the contested races for Selectman and the Planning Board will face off when the League of Women Voters of Sudbury sponsors its 56th annual Candidates’ Night Thursday, March 8.
The candidates in uncontested races for town offices and for the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Committee and Sudbury Public Schools Committee will participate in a roundtable discussion after the presentations for the contested races.
Candidates’ Night will be held at Goodnow Library. The program starts at 7:30 p.m., with coffee and a chance to meet the candidates at 7:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Helen Marie Casey, a Sudbury League member and author, will be moderator.
The two candidates for the Board of Selectmen seat are Lawrence O’Brien and Daniel De Pompei. O’Brien is an incumbent.
In the Planning Board race, three candidates are running for two seats. They are Christopher Morely, Eric Poch and Patricia Brown. Morely and Poch are incumbents.
Running uncontested for town offices are Joshua Fox for Board of Assessors, Linda Marie Huet-Clayton for Board of Health, Jill Browne and Lily Gordon for the two seats on the Goodnow Library Board of Trustees, Myron Fox for town moderator, and Steven Swanger for Sudbury Housing Authority.
Also uncontested are the races for the two seats on each of the school committees. Candidates for the two Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Committee positions are Nancy Marshall of Lincoln and Gerald Quirk of Sudbury. Candidates for the two Sudbury Public School Committee seats are Lucie St. George and Robert Armour.
Audience members will be able to submit questions that evening. Questions may also be submitted in advance by email to firstname.lastname@example.org until 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 7.
Candidates’ Night will be shown live on Sudbury cable local access Channel 8 (Comcast) and Channel 31 (Verizon) and will be repeated several times before the election. The program will also be available on the station’s website, www.sudburytv.org, as a video-on-demand option.
The election is Monday, March 26, and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization and does not support or oppose any political party or candidate. Information about the Sudbury League is available at www.sudburyleague.com.