Candidate Forums for Essex County Sheriff and Eastern District DA Planned for August

Wednesday August 03, 2022

ESSEX COUNTY — The Essex County Sheriffs’ Forum will be held on Thursday, 11 August, 7:00 p.m., on Zoom. The candidates for sheriff are Kevin Coppinger and Virginia Leigh. 

The Eastern District D.A.s’ Forum will be held on Thursday, 18 August, 7:00 p.m., on Zoom. The candidates for D.A. are James O’Shea and Paul Tucker. 

All candidates are Democratic contenders and will appear on the primary ballot on Tuesday, 6 September. A full list of polling places, early and absentee voting options, and poll hours are available on the Secretary of the Commonwealth website. Both forums will have Spanish translation.

To register for the sheriffs’ forum, visit:

To register for the DA forum, visit:

The community partners hosting the event are: American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, Courageous Conversations Merrimack Valley, Essex County Community Organization, League of Women Voters Essex County Chapters, League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition, NAACP Merrimack Valley Branch, NAACP North Shore Branch, and The Dream Network

To submit your questions ahead of the forum, send an email to

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