One said after the meeting, “What do you think it is that he doesn’t understand about Spore long term mismanagement of city resources and catering to special interest business and developer interests?”

Both candidates touted, like all politicians do before they are elected, more transparency in the way the city operates and spends its money.

Moss also came out strongly for the anti-eminent domain Constitutional amendment, and Free felt there were times the city should be allowed to take private property.

Sherrod has limited his campaigning to the Democrat organization’s breakfast, signs, and advertising, back channel support by Sessoms, who is trying to use his candidacy to continue to maintain control of the Council after the Nov. 8 election.