They didn't get much attention, but they may have had a huge impact results.
The difference between finishing second and fourth in the mayoral primary was a total of 478 votes. The vote total of Opal Covey, Alan Cox, Michael R. Konwinski and a smattering of write-in votes was 831.
Those 831 determined the order the top four candidates finished.
For example, if everyone who voted for Opal Covey had voted for Joe McNamara, Joe would have finished third.
Or another way, if everyone who voted for Alan Cox had voted for Anita Lopez, she would have beaten D. Michael Collins.
Who would've envisioned Opal Covey as a king maker?