With the midnight deadline for filing campaign donations fast approaching, we take another look at the candidates' FaceBook Friends Poll, and invite all readers to give their candidates a boost by friending them - just click on their names to go to their FB Pages.
First place goes to Bobby Grace with 709:
Second, but closing the gap, is Mario Trujillo with 635:
Alan Jackson is in third place with 234:
Danette Meyers is in fourth place with 225:
Close behind, fifth place goes to Jackie Lacey with 221, Lacey has also launched a FB Page with 45:
He was last to enter the race and is in last place, Steve Ipsen with 120:
We last looked at the FaceBook Friend poll two months ago, and here's our statistical analysis of the changes to the five candidates in the race at that time, (yes, it's a slow news day!):
Of course the focus is going to be on the fundraising successes of the candidates, but it would be a mistake to underestimate the importance of social networking in electoral campaigns, especially one where voter turnout is not expected to be high.