Chavous the Younger Nabs Endorsement
Oh man, is it really campaign season? It is when the primary is less than four (!) months away. On that note, today's biggest election news is that Ward 7 candidate Kevin Chavous the Younger has nabbed a noteworthy endorsement.
Readers may recall that LL reported this summer on a sizable group of Ward 7 activists were unhappy with Councilmember Yvette Alexander and were shopping for a new candidate. (Hint: it was the story that featured this line from Ron Moten: “What I get erections from is helping my people.” A line which, LL reminds you, was not intended literally.)
That group, which calls itself the Ward 7 Concerned Citizens Coalition and was organized by Tony Williams supporter Paul Savage, has decided to support Chavous. The endorsement, though, wasn't unanimous and the Chavous' campaign kinda implied in a news release that at least one member of the group endorsed him when she did not.
"The Ward 7 Concerned Citizens Coalition endorsed Kevin B. Chavous because he is a product of Ward 7 and he brings intellect, energy, vision and the willingness to listen to the residents of the ward," the Chavous campaign said in a statement.