Election Preview 2012 features a debate on Measure Q, a fire safety parcel tax placed on the Nov. 6, 2012, ballot by the Contra Costa Fire Protection District. The proponent is Vince Wells, president of Local 1230 International Association of Fire Fighters and the opponent is Kris Hunt, executive director of the Contra Costa Taxpayers Association. The debate is moderated by Contra Costa Times political reporter and columnist Lisa Vorderbrueggen.