Supporters of incumbent alderman Proco Joe Moreno were well represented at last week’s First Ward debate at Well’s High School on Ashland. A group of them occupied several front rows, whooping and offering robust rounds of applause for the beloved “hipster” (or is he punk?) alderman, and occasionally .

Rumor has it that Moreno foots the bill for pizza and beer after the debates, hence the turn out and enthusiasm.

During the previous debate, Locke had snatched Moreno’s mike away from him while he was still talking. She explained that she simply thought his time was up.