Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Boccieri Round-Up

State Sen. John Boccieri faces a number of challenges in his quest to unseat Jurassic-era Representative Ralph Regula. Among them is being heard over the din of the Presidential race. Starting early is part of his strategy to overcome that hurdle and so far, it seems to be working. As BSB noticed, the NYT ran the CQ Politics post I found last night. In addiiton, ABJ and the Stark Co papers, the Canton Rep and the Massillon Independent.

Blogwise, YellowDog has his post up including audio and video. Canton area blogger Kevin Fisher at The Daily Left was also there and has video up. I hadn't run across Kevin's blog before. I'll be keeping an eye on it.

Kos himself on The Daily Kos also wrote up a post with many Kossaks joining the party. They are familiar with the seat because of Jeff Seeman's famously net-savvy insurgent campaign. Having worked internet communications in a blog-friendly campaign I can tell you the Kos mention gets the hit counter (and the ActBlue account) humming.

And Boccieri will continue to get press thanks to incumbent Regula playing Hamlet. Every story about whether it will be him or Schuring or possibly a Republican primary will remind people that the Dems are running Boccieri, period.