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How much does a City Council seat cost?
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on Oct 19, 2012
Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers, showed up at the Pleasanton City Council meeting last Tuesday to complain about hefty campaign donations being given to certain candidates in the current municipal races. Ayala spent much more than her allotted three minutes reviewing $1,000 donations being made particularly to Erlene DeMarcus, a transportation consultant, who is one of three seeking election to the City Council on Nov. 6. Two others are also in the race for the two available seats: Planning Commission Chairman Jerry Pentin and the candidate Ayala and Carroll support, Karla Brown.
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