Chicago Mayoral Election
Two polls released by the Chicago-based polling firm Ogden and Fry show Mayor Rahm Emanuel continues to have an edge over his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia a few days ahead of the election.
As they approach Tuesday’s runoff election, Mayor Emanuel and challenger Chuy Garcia continue to clash over how much to say–or not say–about plans to confront the city’s budget woes, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus ‘Chuy Garcia were out campaigning hard on the final day of early voting.
There was some spirited verbal sparring between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Commissioner Chuy Garcia in the third and final televised debate ahead of next week’s runoff election, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The Amalgamated Transit Union claims the CTA has banned workers from sharing literature and talking about anything related to the 2015 Mayoral Race. As a result, they’ve filed a lawsuit claiming a violation of First Amendment rights of transit workers.
It is shaping up to be an expensive week for both candidates as they battle for supremacy of the TV air waves.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and rival Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia are expressing very different views about the high number of early votes cast ahead of their upcoming election April 7, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel received a last minute endorsement from one of his most outspoken critics and one-time opponent, Alderman Bob Fioretti.
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.