Sheriff and District Attorney Candidate Forums Aug 11 & 18, Zoom

Notice from The Gloucester Daily Times:

‘By Times Staff

A coalition of nonpartisan, civic organizations will be
hosting forums for the Democratic candidates campaigning for Essex County
sheriff and district attorney.

Both forums will take place at 7 p.m. on Zoom, and will have Spanish translation.

*The Essex County sheriff forum will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, *with
incumbent Kevin Coppinger and challenger Virginia Leigh.

To register for the sheriffs’ forum, please visit

*The Eastern District district attorney forum will be held on Thursday,
Aug. 18. *The candidates are James O’Shea and Paul Tucker.

*To register *for the DA forum, please visit

All candidates will appear on the Democratic primary ballot on Tuesday,
Sept.6. A full list of polling places, early and absentee voting options,
and poll hours are available on the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website,

The community partners hosting the event are the American Civil Liberties
Union of Massachusetts, Courageous Conversations Merrimack Valley, Essex County
Community Organization, League of Women Voters Essex County Chapters,
League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Women of Color
Coalition, NAACP Merrimack Valley Branch, NAACP North Shore Branch, and The
Dream Network Questions may be submitted ahead of the forum by sending an
email to lwvessex@gmail. com.