Yesterday I went to Fitchburg State University to cover the debate between GOP candidates Tom Weaver and Jon Golnik.
When I arrived it was clear which candidate had more organization as a large standout for Jon Golnik in front of the venue.
and a fair amount of signs as well:
I interviewed one of the people standing out:
The number at the standout increased as the night went on.
Tom Weaver had already arrived:
I interviewed him before the debate
The Panel asking questions represented Fitchburg State which hosted the event along with the Sentinel & Enterprise and the Fitchburg Republican City Committee which sponsored the event.
I interviewed Professor Weizer before the debate:
along with Steve DiNatale the Democrat rep for Fitchburg:
I then saw Jon Golnek and he gave me some time before things started:
FSU’s president moderated the debate:
Unfortunately due to water main break phones and internet is down but a reporter from the Sentinel/Enterprise with an air card was live tweeting
The candidates sat next to each other
I took a pan of the crowd
and things got underway