Democratic Gubernatorial Debates

Democratic Gubernatorial Debates
Event Date: May 17, 2018 - 3 p.m.
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom B and C
Event Cost: FREE admission, registration is required.

University of Massachusetts Boston McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, WBUR, and The Boston Globe, will host live debates with the Democratic candidates running for governor this year.

Radio Boston’s host, Meghna Chakrabarti, will be joined by co-moderator Shira T. Center, political editor from The Boston Globe.
The conversations will be conducted before a live audience at UMass Boston, and live-streamed on,, and

The debate is intended as a kick-off to the campaign season, introducing the leading Democratic candidates for governor.

Because the conversations are taking place as part of WBUR’s Radio Boston program, from 3 to 4 p.m., the live audience must be in their seats in the Campus Center Ballrooms B and C, by 2:45 p.m. The doors open at 2:15p.m. and close at 2:45 p.m. The conversations are free and open to the public, but registration will be required.



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