Press release from theLeague of Women Voters of Bedford, received on Saturday, October 20, 2012:
The Bedford LWV regrets that it must cancel its candidate forum on October 23 due to Friday’s cancellation of an earlier acceptance by Walter Zenkin, candidate for State Representative, 21st Middlesex. In addition, Sandi Martinez, candidate for State Senator, 3rd Middlesex, has not confirmed that she will participate.
Without their participation, the LWV can not provide voters with the opportunity to hear the positions of both candidates for the 21st Middlesex State Representative and the 3rd Middlesex State Senate. Participation of all candidates is fundamental to our objective of providing voters with the information to inform their decisions at the ballot box.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization.
The Citizen offers these video links to debates held in Burlington, Chelmsford and Lowell to help our readers discern more about candidates for the Massachusetts legislature:
3rd Middlesex Senate District
Michael Barrett (D) and Sandi Martinez (R) spoke separately on Chelmsford Community Access Television. Click to view their interview on Politically Incorrect with Carmen Christiano. They also spoke with editor Jim Campanini in the offices of The Lowell Sun. The debate is in two parts, both of them begin with a YouTube advertisement: Click to view Part 1 then click to view Part 2 , or click here to read The Lowell Sun’s article about the debate.
21st Middlesex Represenative District
Ken Gordon (D) and Walter Zenkin (R) appeared on Burlington Community Access Television. Click to view their Burlington interview. They also spoke with managing editor Tom Zuppa in the offices of The Lowell Sun. Click here to view their Lowell debate or here to read The Sun’s story about the debate.