Candidate debate double header in Sandwich October 17

Murray vs. Keyes and Hunt vs. Ellis

The League of Women Voters of the Cape Cod Area and the Cape Cod Times will present a two-part candidate debate on Wednesday, October 17 in Sandwich.

The first debate of the evening (6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.)  will feature the candidates for state representative in the 5th District Barnstable, the incumbent Rep. Randy Hunt (R) and his opponent Patrick Ellis (D).

The second debate of the evening (8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) will feature the candidates for Senate in the Plymouth-Barnstable District, the incumbent Senate President Therese Murray (D) and her opponent Tom Keyes (R).

The debates will be held at Sandwich High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road in East Sandwich. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on