Chicago Mayoral Election
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was courting votes in the Black community Saturday, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
On the campaign trail Saturday in the South Shore neighborhood, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia called Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s approach to the city’s finances “irresponsible.”
Mayoral candidate Chuy Garcia unveiled some specifics at a mayoral forum, which featured some fireworks with protesters targeting Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
For the second consecutive day Tuesday, Chicago election board officials said the early voting turnout was a record.
Community activists, parents elected officials and others gathered in the Loop to voice a litany of complaints about Mayor Emanuel, and lay out their agenda for changing the city’s direction, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
With just two weeks to go until the runoff election, Mayor Emanuel is pushing hard to marshal African-American clergy to turn out a big vote for him, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Two polls released by the Chicago-based polling firm Ogden and Fry show Mayor Rahm Emanuel with an edge over his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.
With just a little over two weeks before the runoff election, the candidates for mayor have been criss-crossing the city looking for votes, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Jesus “Chuy” Garcia received a major boost Saturday in his bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel, as the powerful and big-spending Service Employees International Union’s State Council endorsed the challenger in the April 7 runoff election.
Challenger Commissioner Chuy Garcia is reacting cooly to Mayor Emanuel’s proposals for so-called “Right to Thrive” zones in some poorer neighborhoods, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Another day, another major endorsement for mayoral candidate Chuy Garcia and once again it comes from the critical African American community.
The mayoral run-off campaign took an unexpected turn Monday, as one alderman hinted property tax increases are in the works no matter who’s elected.
Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk has given his tacit endorsement of Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The second phase of Chicago’s mayoral campaign is underway with the two sides battling it out over the proposed Obama Presidential Library.
In the race for Chicago mayor, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spoke Saturday in favor of higher pay for home health care workers and committed himself to work toward a $15 an hour floor salary.
Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is acting like a winner the day after securing the chance to take on Mayor Rahm Emanuel in an April runoff election.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take on Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in a runoff election on April 7.
Voting hours at four precints will be extended until 8 p.m. according to the Chicago Election Board.
Three of the men who want to be the next mayor of Chicago made a case today for why they should get Chicagoans’ votes on this final weekend before Election Day, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia says another teachers strike is likely next fall if Emanuel is re-elected.