Last Chance to Hear Candidates Monday Night on WHAV

Voters who have not yet made up their minds have a last chance Monday night to hear from local candidates.

WHAV rebroadcasts the Oct. 15 debate sponsored by League of Women Voters of Greater Haverhill at 9 p.m., Monday, election eve.

A combined forum of local state senate and representative candidates includes First Essex senate incumbent, Democrat Kathleen A. O’Connnor-Ives of Newburyport; her

Republican challenger, Haverhill School Committee member Shaun P. Toohey; Fourteenth Essex state representative incumbent, Diana DiZoglio of Methuen, Democrat; and her challenger, North Andover Board of Selectmen chairperson Rosemary Connelly Smedile.

Also attending was fifteenth Essex state representative incumbent Rep. Linda Dean Campbell, Democrat of Methuen. Under debate rules, she was limited to giving opening and closing statements, as her Republican challenger, Al DiNuccio of Methuen, did not attend.

The debate begins with Essex County Register of Probate candidates, Republican Michael E. Morales of Andover, and Democratic incumbent Pamela Casey O’Brien of Saugus. Fifth District governor’s councilor candidates Democratic incumbent Governor’s Councilor Eileen R. Duff, of Gloucester, and Haverhill School Committee member Maura L. Ryan-Ciardiello, Republican candidate.

The event was originally broadcast live by WHAV from the Haverhill Citizens Center.