QUINCY, Mass. (AP) – Massachusetts Democrats are choosing between three candidates who hope to lead the state party.

Members of the Democratic State Committee are scheduled to meet in Quincy on Monday to pick a new chairman.

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Vying for the post are Gus Bickford, a political consultant and the party’s one-time executive director; Stephen Kerrigan, the 2014 Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor; and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins.

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The winner will succeed state Sen. Thomas McGee of Lynn, who is relinquishing the party chairmanship after three years.

The new chair will be named less than a week after the election of Donald Trump as the nation’s next president. Democrat Hillary Clinton easily carried Massachusetts.

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The party will soon turn its focus to 2018, when Democrats will try to reclaim the governor’s office from Republican Charlie Baker.