Yesterday, LL reported that former mayoral candidate Michael A. Brown is officially exploring a run for the non-Democratic at-large council seat now held by Carol Schwartz. LL polled his likely competition.

Says Dee Hunter: “Mike Brown’s political instincts in the the past haven’t been good,” he says. “This is a guy who ran for mayor, dropped out, got 600 votes, then turned around and endorsed Linda Cropp days before Adrian Fenty won every precinct in the city….I think his political instincts are off in this race, too.”

Says Adam Clampitt: “Regardless of who is in the race, I represent the best candidate to beat Carol Schwartz,” he says. “This is all about door-knocking. Whoever knocks on the most doors wins, and I’ve knocked on the most doors.”

Says Schwartz: No comment, through a spokesperson.