Candidates trade shots during IID Div. 1 Forum

Incumbent Juanita Salas and challenger Alex Cardenas had the opportunity to address the public during the candidate forum in El Centro on Thursday evening ahead of the June 5 election. EDWIN DELGADO PHOTO

EL CENTRO — The fifth and final Imperial Valley candidate forum had enough fireworks to serve as a worthy grand finale to the series.

Incumbent Imperial Irrigation District Division 1 Director Juanita Salas and her opponent, El Centro City Councilman and former Mayor Alex Cardenas not only had opposing views about energy and water policy, they also didn’t have very nice things to say about each other.

Staff Writer Edwin Delgado can be reached at edelgado@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3440.

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