WAMC New York News
Mon September 13, 2004
Primary Will Narrow Field for Council Seat that Weighs in on Judges
By Kelly Wilkinson
Great Barrington, MA – Turnout for the primary in Massachusetts tomorrow is expected to be minimal. In Western Massachusetts, voters who get to the polls will narrow the field of contenders for a seat on the Governor's Council, a group that reviews judicial appointments in the state. In the wake of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling that made gay marriage legal, there has been more attention paid to how judges are appointed. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports.