DENVER -- At first glance working for a presidential candidate may appear glamorous -- access to celebrities and big money fundraisers. However when you start looking at where these overworked, underpaid staffers are working a different picture emerges.
In Commerce City, Hillary Clinton's office is in what appears to be an old Mexican restaurant, next to piercing murals and pawn shops. In West Denver, Clinton's office is next to a liquor store and a "purple elephant."
In Jefferson County, Donald Trump's office is next to a Chinese massage business and plenty of "For Lease" signs.
"We try to be as thrifty and frugal as possible," Meredith Thatcher, a press secretary with the Clinton campaign said.
"You obviously just need a lease that will go through November," Thatcher said.
At last check, Clinton is winning the campaign office number war -- 17 offices statewide to Donald Trump's six.
" We don't feel like we need to spend the money and time searching for offices," Trump political director Jefferson Thomas said.
"With the evolution of campaigns and apps, We've made a decision to spend our resources communicating with voters and not on brick and mortar structures," Thomas added.