I do know that I have been called twice by the Chavez campaign and had a person knock on my door. I am not sure whether these people were paid, but I doubt it. Also, even in liberal Nob Hill there are probably more Chavez signs than all the rest of the candidates put together.
Marston Moore has a great piece on the Duke City Fix about Chavez and his connections to money. He also explores the role of Teri Baird in his campaign.
Frankly, MayorMarty looks like a steamroller. I lived in Chicago during the Daley era. Very similar.
I like Griego's TV spots. They are memorable and do separate him visually from the pack. He seems warmer, compassionate, and with a keen sense of humor.
There are only two issues:
- The West Side.
- That Giant Humorless Monolithic Posterman, Martin Chavez