Chicago Coalition For Mayor

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Illinois)

Some Voters Lukewarm To Mayoral Group’s Endorsement Of Davis

The Chicago Coalition for Mayor tapped Davis as its “consensus” candidate, but not everyone — including potential opponents — is happy with the choice.


U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Illinois)

Black Leaders Pick Davis As ‘Consensus Candidate’

A coalition of African-American elected officials, pastors, business leaders and others have chosen U.S. Rep. Danny Davis as their so-called “consensus candidate” for mayor, after more than two months of discussions.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2010

Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago)

Hendon Drops Out Of Chicago Mayor’s Race

Hendon said Friday he’s leaving the race for mayor of Chicago in the name of unity in the black community.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Illinois)

Sources: Danny Davis May Still Run For Mayor

CBS 2 is learning that U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.), fresh off a major re-election effort Tuesday, is re-considering and may enter the race for mayor.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010

Illinois State Senator, Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago)

Meeks Shrugs Off Snub By Black Business Leaders

State Sen. James Meeks shrugged off a decision by a coalition of African American business leaders to choose two other mayoral candidates as finalists for the group’s “consensus candidate” for mayor.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010

Carol Moseley Braun & Larry Rogers Jr.

Group Picks 2 Finalists For ‘Consensus’ Black Mayoral Candidate

A coalition of African-American business and community leaders has narrowed its choices for a consensus black candidate for mayor down to two finalists: former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun and trial attorney Larry Rogers Jr.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010

James Meeks, Carol Moseley Braun

Potential Mayoral Picks Narrowed To Meeks, Braun

A coalition of African-American leaders has narrowed its choices for a consensus candidate for mayor down to two finalists.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010