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District Two Governor's Council Candidates to Debate Wednesday

Democratic candidates for Governor's Council will head to the Morse Institute Library on Wednesday.

District Two Governor's Council Candidates to Debate Wednesday

The  and the Natick Democratic Town Committee will host a debate on Wednesday between Democratic candidates for the Governor's Council in the second district, which includes precincts three, four, five and six in Easton

The candidates – Brian Clinton, Robert Jubinville, , and Bart Timilty – will debate at a 7 p.m. event that is open to all.

The 8-person Governor's Council is the oldest elected body in Massachusetts, predating its statehood. The primary responsibility of the council is to consider the Governor's judicial nominees.

“We are proud to host this important debate,” Natick Democratic Town Committee chair Dylan Hayre said in a press release.  “Voters should make an informed vote at the primary on September 6 and at the general election on November 6.”  

The winner of the Democratic nomination will face Republican candidate Earl Sholley in November.  

Rick Holmes, opinion page editor of the MetroWest Daily News, will moderate the debate. 

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