Photos from the January 10 Debate and Candidates’ Forum

Recall debate
Cindy Trego (right), representing the Concerned Citizens of Pinole, debated Councilwoman (and former mayor) Maria Alegria, who is targeted for recall, in the first portion of the evening, the recall debate, sponsored by Common Cause, a good-government watchdog organization. The debate lasted about 30 minutes.
Cindy Trego

Candidate forum
The second portion of the evening, the candidates’ forum, featured everyone running (including Alegria). L-R are Virginia Fujita, Ivette Ricco, Maria Alegria, Steve Denlis, Debbie Long, and Roy Swearingen. The forum was sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

Councilman Stephen Tilton, also targeted for recall, refused to participate in either portion.
Candidate forum

Candidate forum audience
About 120 people attended the event, with many more watching at home on TV. The recall debate and candidates’ forum — as well as five-minute candidates’ statements and pro-recall and anti-recall statements — are being aired daily on Pinole Public Access TV Channel 26. Please check the station’s broadcast schedule.
Candidate forum audience


Concerned Citizens of Pinole for the Recall of
Maria Alegria and Stephen Tilton

Call (510) 587-3225 to get involved
Send contributions to: Post Office Box 758, Pinole, CA 94564
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