BNN Election Coverage: Hibernian Hall Candidates Night

This candidates night forum was held at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury on August 25, 2015. The candidates are all trying to secure a spot on the ticket on primary day, held on Sept. 8, 2106. The four state and Suffolk county elected offices that these candidates are vying for and the candidates in attendance were: 2nd Suffolk State Senator (Incumbent Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz and Roy Owens). 7th Suffolk State Representive (Marydith Tuitt, Monica Cannon and Chynah Tyler). Suffolk County Register of Deeds (Michael Mackan, Katherine Forde, Paul Nutting, Jr., Stephanie Everett, John Keith, Margherita Ciampa-Coyne, Jeff Ross and Joseph Donnelly). Suffolk County Sheriff (Incumbent Sheriff Steven Tompkins and Alexander Rhalimi). Some of the topics that were discussed were: the racial gap in education, opioid addiction/ treatment and prison reform.

Original Air Date: 
Aug 25, 2016