Meet the Norfolk County Primary Candidates

September 2020

This forum was for the September 2020 primary election. For information on the September 6, 2022 primary, see

Nearly 200 voters watched the forum on Zoom, and more watched the live stream on the Needham Channel. Watch the recording here. Thank you for your interest!

League of Women Voters Norfolk County Primary Candidate Forum

Meet the candidates running in the Democratic Primary for Norfolk County Register of Probate, County Commissioner, and County Treasurer on Monday, August 17, at 4:00 PM at an online candidate forum. The 11 candidates running for the three offices have accepted the invitation to participate. The forum is co-hosted by the following Norfolk County Leagues of Women Voters: Needham, Brookline, Norwood, Sharon-Stoughton, Wellesley, and Westwood-Walpole-Dedham; in collaboration with the LWV Needham at Needham High School.

The forum has two goals, 1) to describe these offices and their functions and 2) to give the candidates an opportunity to present themselves to the voters and answer a limited number of questions.

Questions may be emailed in advance to Questions should be relevant to all candidates for the office and current issues. Please include the office and submit by noon on August 16.

Members of the public are welcome to join the Zoom event as attendees and must register at Registered attendees can watch the forum live. All registered attendees will receive initial and reminder emails with instructions on joining the Zoom event.

The forum will also be live streamed at The Needham Channel

The forum will be recorded and will be available at the Needham Channel and LWV websites.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that does not endorse parties or candidates. For this forum, only Democratic Party candidates are participating, and there are no candidates on the other parties’ ballots.

The Primary Election is September 1, 2020. Members of political parties (Republican, Democratic, Green-Rainbow, Libertarian) may vote only in their own party’s primary. Unenrolled voters (often referred to as “Independents”) and members of political designations or minor parties may vote in the party primary of their choice. You may change your party enrollment prior to the voter registration deadline (August 22).

For information on all of the primary candidates, offices, and voting, visit the LWV Voter Guide at

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