"God probably just got a phone call, and he is probably saying to his heavenly council, "Who is this Gilder fellow? And what is a voter registration drive?' "
- City Council member Bob Buckhorn, on the passing of local civil rights leader Bob Gilder.
"Who's the mayor? Who's the mayor? Pam! Pam!"
- Supporters of mayoral candidate Pam Iorio, celebrating at Stumps Supper Club on election night. Iorio, who got 46 percent of the vote, is heading into a runoff election.
"Go, Frank, go!"
- Supporters of mayoral candidate Frank Sanchez, celebrating at Mise en Place restaurant after learning he, too, had made the runoff.
"It is literally hand-to-hand combat."
- Political consultant Wayne Garcia, on the work the candidates have to do before the March 25th election.