The Chron devotes a fairly long article to the three candidates for Mayor you’ve probably never heard of. It’s fine to give a chance for everyone to be heard, but with the election a month out and the sum total of the Chron’s non-Mayoral coverage being one story on the Controller’s race, I have to question the priority in doing a piece on three people that no one’s going to vote for when there are seven Council races and three HISD Trustee races that are competitive and will likely wind up in runoffs that have received zero attention, not to mention an HCC Trustee race that will be won by a write-in candidate because of some shenanigans pulled by the current incumbent. I mean, in 2003, there were six candidates for Mayor not named White, Sanchez, or Turner (one of them is running again in this election), and they combined for a grand total of 0.65% of the vote; they collected 1,885 ballots out of nearly 300,000 cast. I personally think coverage of these other eleven elections and the many candidates in them – and Lord knows, I’ve done the best I can do to cover them – is more important than a profile of three obscure candidates for Mayor. But that’s what the Chron has given us.