Chicago Mayoral Election
In the race for mayor Monday, it was the tale of two types of campaigns with two sets of rules: one for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and one for everyone else, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Chicago’s mayoral election is little more than a month away and today, both Mayor Emanuel and one of his major challengers turned their attention to attracting Hispanic voters, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
Chicago has been spared any major snowfall so far this fall, and one of the candidates challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants the city to re-evaluate its winter overnight parking ban.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the self-made multi-millionaire plans to spend up to $3 million of his own money, which could energize South and West siders already upset with Mayor Emanuel, but until now were without a community candidate to back.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel kicked off his campaign for a second term on a sound stage on Chicago’s West Side, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
The lottery to determine the order of the candidates for Chicago’s mayoral election in February was held Wednesday at the Chicago Board of Elections.
Saying he’ll get the job done, Cook County Clerk David Orr has endorsed Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for mayor, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
While Mayor Emanuel “looked mayoral” and hosted a news conference on winter preparedness Saturday, one of his challengers was talking about crime, spending priorities and education in the South Shore neighborhood.
Garcia is gathering nominating signatures, he says, and hoping for the necessary 12,500 needed to get on the ballot.
Karen Lewis will not be challenging Rahm Emanuel in next year’s mayoral election, according to a statement by Lewis’ exploratory committee.
Sunday’s Mexican Independence Day parade in Little Village could feature a preview of next year’s race for mayor of Chicago.
Mayoral hopefuls pulled out all the stops Sunday during the final weekend before Tuesday’s election. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent followed.
Sparks flew between Rahm Emanuel and his two closest challengers at a mayoral debate Thursday night, but a new poll shows Emanuel continuing to add to his already sizable lead.
Miguel Del Valle believes there may have been a violation in the city’s ethics ordinance during contract negotiations.
Mayoral Candidate Rahm Emanuel says he’s not going to produce a full list of “luxuries” that would be taxed under his proposals.
Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is toning down his earlier criticism of the way the Daley administration handled the closing of Lake Shore Drive during Tuesday night’s snowstorm.
Indications from the state supreme court are that Justice Anne Burke has not recused herself from the Rahm Emanuel case.