Challenger Questions Some Donations To Preckwinkle FundBob Fioretti says he’s asking the county’s ethics panel to look into more than 50 campaign contributions to Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Preckwinkle, Fioretti Debate County Issues Before Tribune Editorial BoardCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and challenger Bob Fioretti spent an hour debating issues before the Tribune's editorial board.
At Issue: Voters Will Get Tax Revenge, Fioretti SaysFormer Chicago Ald. Bob Fioretti launched his campaign for board president amid the furor over the now-repealed Sweetened Beverage Tax.
Todd Stroger Dropping Bid For County Board President After 2 WeeksStroger spokesman Sean Howard said Stroger instead will run for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner, as he originally planned.
Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger To Run Again In 2018“We’re not looking at the same race that was happening in 2010,” Stroger said. “This isn’t 2010. This is 2017. So this is a different age.”
Fioretti To Run Against Preckwinkle For Cook County Board PresidentThe former Chicago alderman announced Monday he’s challenging Toni Preckwinkle in the Democratic primary for Cook County Board President.
Former Alderman Fioretti Challenging State Senator Van Pelt In Democratic PrimaryNext month’s Democratic primary will see state Sen. Patricia Van Pelt facing a high-profile challenge from former Alderman Bob Fioretti.
Fioretti Hedges On Endorsing Garcia, After Calling For "United Front" Against EmanuelJust hours before the election, mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti was assuring reporters he wanted to see the “anybody but Rahm” movement stick, regardless of which candidate ended up in a runoff with the mayor.
Election Day Is Here; Will Emanuel Avoid A Runoff?The campaigning is over, it’s decision day, and the polls are open. Voters now have a chance to choose whether they want Mayor Rahm Emanuel to stay in office, and who they want to represent their ward on the City Council.
Race For Mayor Entering Home Stretch In ChicagoChicago’s mayoral candidates were entering the final hours of campaigning on Monday. Voters will cast their ballots on Tuesday, so candidates were doing everything they can Monday to garner votes.
New 2nd Ward Alderman To Face Big Hurdles With Entirely New BoundariesWith Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) aiming to oust Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the upcoming election, six candidates are vying to replace Fioretti as alderman, and will face plenty of challenges in a ward where boundaries have completely changed since the last election.
Reaction To Jackie Robinson West Being Stripped Of TitleNot surprisingly, Little League International's decision to strip Jackie Robinson West of their national title, due to violations of residency rules, has stirred up a hornet's nest, prompting reaction from all corners.