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.
Emanuel, Rivals Spar Over Budget, Pensions At Second DebateMayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers addressed the city’s budget and crippling pension debt in their second formal debate on Friday, and the mayor left the door open just a tiny bit on a possible property tax hike.
Mayoral Candidates Seek To Define Themselves At First DebateThe candidates for mayor squared off in the first of five debates on Tuesday, when they met with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Poll: Emanuel Has Strong Lead Over Rivals, Not Enough To Avoid RunoffA new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel holding a solid, but not comfortable, lead over his nearest competitor in next month’s election.