The five candidates in the Nov. 3 special general election to replace former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher will participate in an Oct. 26 public forum at Saint Mary’s College.
Tauscher was confirmed in June as Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security in the U.S. State Department.
The candidates include Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, Democrat; David Harmer, Republican; Mary McIlroy, Peace and Freedom; Jeremy Cloward, Green Party; and Jerry Denham, American Independent.
The bulk of the 10th Congressional District is in Contra Costa County, with smaller segments in Solano, Alameda and Sacramento counties.
The bulk of the 10th Congressional District is in Contra Costa County, with smaller segments in Solano, Alameda and Sacramento counties. (Click here for a map of the district.)
I will moderate the forum and pose questions to the candidates submitted by members of the audience.
The free forum will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Soda Activity Center at Saint Mary’s College of California, 1928 St. Mary’s Road, Moraga. (Click here for driving directions to the college.)
A video of the forum will also be made available at www.contracostatimes.com and air on local public access television stations.
CCTV will air the candidates’ forum on Oct. 30, 8 p.m.; Oct. 31, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., and Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.