Candidates Forum Slated in Machias

MACHIAS — The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) will host a candidates forum for the county races for district attorney and Washington County sheriff on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Portside Room of Kimball Hall.


Invited candidates for district attorney include Democrat Carletta “Dee” Bassano, Republican Matthew Foster and independent Steven Juskewitch.

Invited candidates for Washington County sheriff include incumbent Donald Smith, an independent, and Republican Dale Earle.

Jon Reisman, associate professor of economics and public policy at UMM, will serve as moderator. Members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates.

The forum is open to the public.

For more information, contact Reisman at (207) 255-1242.

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