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Charlie Baker, Jay Gonzalez to Clash in 1st Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate

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    Charlie Baker, Jay Gonzalez to Clash in 1st Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate
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    Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, at left, and his opponent in the 2018 election, Democrat Jay Gonzalez.

    Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and his Democratic challenger, Jay Gonzalez, are preparing to square off in their first debate of the fall campaign.

    The one-hour debate is scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday at the WBZ-TV studios in Boston. It will be moderated by WBZ political analyst Jon Keller and will include questions submitted in advance by Massachusetts voters.

    Baker is seeking his second four-year term on Beacon Hill.

    The Democratic nominee was the state's top budget official under Baker's predecessor, former Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick.

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    Two additional debates are scheduled before the Nov. 6 election.

    Gonzalez has criticized Baker for not agreeing to other proposed debates, including one he called for to be held in western Massachusetts.


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