Miceli vs. Sears, Finegold vs. Adams Tonight at Tewksbury High
Candidates for State Senate and State Representative to debate tonight in McGrath Auditorium.
The candidates for State Representative in the 19th Middlesex District and the candidates for State Senate in the 2nd Essex Middlesex District will meet tonight in a debate doubleheader at Tewksbury High School's McGrath Auditorium.
18-term incumbent state Rep. Jim Miceli, D-Wilmington, and GOP challenger Doug Sears of Tewksbury will square off at 6:30 p.m. This will be their only one-on-one debate of the campaign season. The 19th Middlesex District includes portions of Tewksbury and Wilmington.
The second half of the twin-bill begins at 7:45 p.m. and features state Sen. Barry Finegold, D-Andover and state Rep. Paul Adams, R-Andover, debating for the second time this season. The 2nd Essex-Middlesex District includes Tewksbury, Dracut, Lawrence and Andover.
The debates are being sponsored by The Lowell Sun, partnering with Tewksbury Patch, Wilmington Patch and the Town Crier.
The Miceli-Sears debate will be moderated by Jim Campanini, editor of The Sun. The candidates will be questioned by a media panel made of up of Town Crier Editor Jayne Miller, Wilmington Patch Local Editor Matt Schooley and Campanini.
The Finegold-Adams debate will be moderating by Tom Zuppa, managing editor/days of The Sun. The candidates will be questioned by a media panel made of up of Miller, Tewksbury Patch Senior Local Editor Bill Gilman and Zuppa.