Chicago Mayoral Election
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.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports while the mayor is sprinting for the magic number of 50 plus one needed to avoid a runoff election, one of his challengers appears to be separating himself from the others.
The final debate before Chicago’s mayoral election on Feb. 24 takes place Tuesday on CBS 2 and Dorothy Tucker reports people want to hear details.
WBBM Political editor Craig Dellimore reports red light cameras got a lot of play during the debate, with Alderman Bob Fioretti calling for a moratorium.
Mayor Emanuel has laid out what he says will be his crime-fighting plan for his second term, if city voters give him one, reports WBBM’s Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in a major campaign speech, talked about what he’s already done and what he plans to do if re-elected.
The nation’s largest red light camera program, which has been discredited as being more about revenue than safety, came under heavy fire Saturday at a candidates’ forum on the West Side.
Two of Mayor Emanuel’s political challengers are questioning his support of the plan that offers Park District property as the home of the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports whether or not Chicagoans are, or should feel, safer depends on who or which statistics you believe.
The CTA’s largest union has endorsed Jesus Chuy Garcia in the mayor’s race, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Mayor Emanuel’s campaign has dropped the challenge against Dr. Willie Wilson’s petitions in the mayoral race.
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.