This April 6, 2011 photo shows mayoral candidate Chris Romer, standing, responding to a question during a debate in Denver. Other candidates from left are; Carol Boigon, Michael Hancock, Doug ... more 
This April 6, 2011 photo shows mayoral candidate Chris Romer, standing, responding to a question during a debate in Denver. Other candidates from left are; Carol Boigon, Michael Hancock, Doug Linkhart, James Mejia, Romer, and Theresa Spahn. A $100 million budget deficit, public outrcy about the police department, struggling schools and the long shadow of one of the most popular Denver mayors. Still interested in the job of Denver mayor? Ten candidates are running for a job, almost ensuring a runoff after the May 3 election, which includes a former state Senator, three current and former city council members, and a citizen who advocated for the creation of a Denver extraterrestrial commission. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ed Andrieski
Sat, Apr 9, 2011 5:12 PM EDT