Sacramento mayoral candidates Angelique Ashby, left, and Darrell Steinberg, greeting each other before a forum in January, were joined by Tony Lopez and Russell Rawlings during a forum on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Ashby and Steinberg made pointed criticisms of each other during the event. Rawlings and Lopez, both considered outsiders to the mainstream political scene, tried to get footholds in the race.
Sacramento mayoral candidates Angelique Ashby, left, and Darrell Steinberg, greeting each other before a forum in January, were joined by Tony Lopez and Russell Rawlings during a forum on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Ashby and Steinberg made pointed criticisms of each other during the event. Rawlings and Lopez, both considered outsiders to the mainstream political scene, tried to get footholds in the race. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Sacramento mayoral candidates Angelique Ashby, left, and Darrell Steinberg, greeting each other before a forum in January, were joined by Tony Lopez and Russell Rawlings during a forum on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Ashby and Steinberg made pointed criticisms of each other during the event. Rawlings and Lopez, both considered outsiders to the mainstream political scene, tried to get footholds in the race. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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