Hayes did not seek Bridgewater Republican Committee endorsement

Bridgewater Mayor Dan Hayes in December told Republican Municipal Committee Chairman Michael Kirsh that he would not seek the BRMC’s endorsement in his 2019 reelection race, citing intra-party conflicts stemming from committee-endorsed primary challenges in 2018. “At a time when we need to come together as an organization, some seek to divide us and put their personal ambition ahead of our party and the excellent governance of our town,” Hayes