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Democratic candidates for Massachusetts governor, other office seekers, to attend Springfield caucus Saturday

The Massachusetts Democratic party will hold a nominating convention in Worcester June 3-4, 2022.

Delegates to the state Democratic nominating convention will be chosen at the caucus

Most of the Democratic candidates for statewide offices in Massachusetts this year will be in Springfield Saturday.

They’re expected to attend the Springfield Democratic City Committee’s unified caucus.

The purpose of the caucus is to elect delegates to the state Democratic convention that will be held in Worcester in June.

The caucus begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at Springfield Central High School.

For more on the caucus, and who is confirmed to attend, WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Springfield Democratic City Committee Chairman and City Councilor Jesse Lederman.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.