Welcome to the open thread for tonight's Orange County Board of Commissioners candidate forum for the Democratic primary election. There are three candidates for two seats in District 1, two candidates for one seat in District 2, and one candidate unopposed for an at-large seat.
You can observe the forum at http://orangepolitics.org/elections-2012/forums/county-commissioners.
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