The city needs leaders who understand and will address Richmond’s severely weak finances. None surpasses Vinay Pimplé, who was appointed in early 2015 to fill a City Council vacancy and is now facing voters for the first time.
In less than two years on the council, Pimplé, a lawyer and former software engineer, has proven to be — by far — the smartest and most financially astute member. He reasonably balances needs for city services with fiscal reality.
This election cycle:
“Pimplé is a standout. Appointed to fill a vacancy in 2015, the lawyer and former software engineer proved to be the smartest and most financially astute member of the council.”
East Bay Times