A good look at the parties in Savannah right now. Things are slow, but about to pick up speed.
Like idling engines, Chatham County’s Democratic and Republican organizations are stationary but not shut down.
Nearly midway between major partisan elections, they’ll soon rev up for a marathon to locate likely supporters and herd them to the polls in November 2006.
As state and local partisan elections grow increasingly competitive, that work is more likely than ever to make a difference.
But you have to look closely to find signs of that now.