Candidates for the upcoming election in Desert Hot met Thursday Evening, September 12, 2013 at the High School auditorium. Participating were incumbent mayor Yvonne Parks and challenger John-Paul Valdez (councilman Adam Sanchez who is also a mayoral candidate was unable to attend due to his work schedule); incumbent council members Scott Matas and Jan Pye and challengers Joe Mckee and Robert Bentley.
Also speaking for a few minutes each during a break were Mission Springs Water District candidates Jeff Bowman and Nancy Wright (incumbents) and challengers Mary Jane Sanchez and Malcolm McCain.
Moderating the forum were radio personality Steve Kelly and Desert Sun political reporter Erica Felci.
A video of the event is available for viewing at mydesert.com
More photos by Bruce Montgomery of this event; just click!