Last nights candidate forums hosted by the League of Women Voters began with a one hour session with the two candidates running for district attorney . Incumbent Cliff Newell and challenger David Alkire took questions from the audience and a media panel made up of The Union, KVMR, YubaNet, and KNCO. Candidates were asked ” What effects realignment has on the District Attorney’s office, and how would you meet those challenges. ”
It was Cliff Newell’s turn to answer first.
Click here to listen to Cliff Newell
Alkire was next…
Click here to listen to David Alkire
The second half of last night’s forum was with the two candidates running for Superintendent of schools, Incumbent Hollie Hermanson and challenger Paul Haas. who answered questions about Common Core, the nation’s new education standards and tests that was adopted in Calfiornia in 2010.
Click here to listen to Paul Haas
Hermansen said this about Common Core.
Click here to listen to Holly Hermansen
An audience of about 120 people attended the forum in the Board of Supervisors chamber at the Rood Center.