Raleigh City Councilor Mary-Ann Baldwin did, indeed, announce her candidacy for state Democratic Party chair. That was yesterday, I gather, when she sent an email to Democrats and copied the N&O.

Today, Frank Eaton joined the race. He’s on the Democrats’ state executive committee, so he may have a leg up with the voters that way. He certainly has a leg up in terms of his video skills. Watch this (his announcement follows below):