Some tell NH Insider that Alderman Frank Guinta is surging in the Manchester Mayoral race. These people point to recent "bad" publicity for Mayor Baines as well as a thriving grassroots network for Guinta.
Mayor Baines is surely a tough target for Guinta though. Currently he leads the challenger in most every measurable level of support. One Guinta supporter that we talked to admits that if the race were held today Baines would likely win, but "there is a lot of time between now and election day," the supporter added .