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Duxbury Candidate Services

PACTV brings information to voters so that they can make informed decisions about candidates running for local, county and state offices.

The Town of Duxbury is scheduled to hold town elections on March 27, 2021. PACTV is offering two services to candidates:

  • Candidate Statements for candidates running for local offices in Duxbury
  • One on One Interviews for candidates running for Duxbury School Committee 

Candidate Statements

Candidates running for local offices in Duxbury can sign up now to record a three-minute presentation promoting your candidacy with PACTV. Sessions are offered in 30-minute time blocks and will held via Zoom. Log in information will be provided to you after you sign up. Sign up options take place on Thursday February 25th from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. or Friday, February 26th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Sign ups online have closed. You may still sign up by calling PACTV at 508-830-6999.  

Your statement can be about anything you wish to present to the viewers as long as it pertains to your candidacy.  Each candidate will be able to read from his or her own script.  To make this process as impartial and fair as possible, no props will be allowed.  We strongly advise candidates to rehearse their speech beforehand, so to find an appropriate rhythm for delivery and timing.   Your 3-minute presentation will be a part of the “Duxbury Candidates Spotlight” special that is cablecast on Duxbury’s Government Channels (Comcast Channel 15) as well as online: www.pactv.org/videoondemand & PACTV’s YouTube (www.youtube.com/pactvvideoshare)  

One on One Interviews for Candidates for Duxbury School Committee 

PACTV is also offering candidates running for Duxbury School Committee the opportunity to promote your candidacy and inform residents about the upcoming March 27th election. Candidates will have the opportunity to participate in a One‐on‐One Interview session with Executive Director Julie Thompson. Interviews will be held remotely with PACTV via Zoom. You may choose a 30‐minute session on either Thursday, February 25th from 12:00pm to 8:00pm or Friday, February 26th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

Sign ups online have closed. You may still sign up by calling PACTV at 508-830-6999.  

Online sign up will end at 3:00pm on Wednesday, February 24th. After that, please call to sign up. You will have 2 minutes for an opening statement that can be about anything you wish to present to the viewers, as long as it pertains to your candidacy. You will then be asked up to 3 additional questions that will allow viewers to learn a little bit more about yourself, being allowed up to 2 minutes to respond. You will then have up to 2 minutes for a closing statement. Directions for the Zoom log in will be shared with you in a follow up email. Candidates for the additional races will be offered the opportunity to record a 3‐minute Candidate Statement with PACTV.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Matinzi at 508-830-6999 or email her at melissa@pactv.org