Chicago Mayor’s Race

Mayoral Candidates

Talking The Issues With The Top Candidates For Mayor

This week, the top four contendors for mayor sat down with CBS 2 News, in a series of interviews to discuss the issues in the race to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS 2–02/19/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

All-Access Look At The Top Contenders For Mayor

The race for mayor of Chicago is entering its final days, with Election Day coming up on Tuesday. CBS 2 has been taking an up-close look at the campaigns of the four top contenders to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.

02/19/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Mayor’s Race Enters Home Stretch

With four days left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the six candidates were heading into the final week of campaigning at full speed.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel On His Bid For Mayor

With less than a week until Election Day, we wanted to hear from the candidates for mayor in person. So we’ve invited the four frontrunners to sit down for interviews on issues important to the campaign.

CBS 2–02/18/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley Blasts Chico Supporter For ‘Emanuel Judas’ Comment

Mayor Daley injected himself into Chicago’s mayoral campaign today with an angry denunciation of a comment about Rahm Emanuel by one of Gery Chico’s supporters at a Chico rally.

02/17/2011

Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun

Carol Moseley Braun On Her Bid For Mayor

With only a week until Election Day, we wanted to hear from the candidates for mayor in person. So we’ve invited the four frontrunners to come into the CBS 2 studio to answer some questions.

CBS 2–02/16/2011

Rahm Emanuel (left); Gery Chico (CBS)

Chico Supporter Stirs Controversy, Calls Emanuel ‘Judas’

A key supporter of mayoral candidate Gery Chico has raised some eyebrows by saying something about Rahm Emanuel that the Emanuel campaign called blatantly ugly.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2011

Miguel del Valle 0215

Miguel Del Valle On His Bid For Mayor

With only a week until Election Day, we wanted to hear from the candidates for mayor in person. Miguel del Valle was the first candidate to enter the race and he was the first candidate to sit down with CBS 2.

CBS 2–02/15/2011

Mayoral Debate

Voters Seem Unimpressed By Mayoral Debates

The mayoral debates so far seem to have drawn a collective yawn from many Chicago voters.

CBS 2–02/11/2011

Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Rahm Emanuel

Opponents Hammer Emanuel On Taxes, Freddie Mac

The gloves have come off in the race for Mayor, with the rest of the field setting its sights on frontrunner Rahm Emanuel, attacking his “luxury services” tax proposal and his ties to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Mayoral Candidates

Emanuel Holds Big Lead, But Rivals Not Quitting

The candidates for mayor of Chicago have all but conceded that Rahm Emanuel will get the most votes on Feb. 22, but they said he won’t get the 50 percent-plus-one that he needs to avoid an April 5 runoff against the candidate who comes in second.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Mayor’s Race Approaching The Home Stretch

With two weeks to go in the race for mayor, the big issues for the candidates continue to be crime, education and the economy.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Healthy Schools

At a forum to discuss making public schools healthier on Friday, the candidates for mayor touched on a number of other issues facing Chicago Public Schools, as well as the race for mayor itself.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Braun Debate

Braun Apologizes For Calling Rival A Crack Addict

Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun offered a public apology Wednesday to a rival candidate she accused of being a crack addict.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011

2011 New Schools Expo at Soldier Field

Parents, Students Voice Opinions On School Reform

All six candidates for mayor of Chicago have said the city’s public schools need reform, but like other issues facing the candidates, there is disagreement on specific solutions.

CBS 2–01/29/2011

Gery Chico

Mayoral Candidates Focus On Adding Cops

As the candidates for mayor were waiting to find out if front-runner Rahm Emanuel will get to stay on the ballot, they were out talking Wednesday about their plans to fight crime in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Illinois Supreme Court Will Review Emanuel Case

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review an Illinois Appellate Court ruling that knocked Rahm Emanuel out of the race for mayor.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Candidates Count Down Last Month To Mayoral Election

With one month left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the race was turning into a final sprint for votes.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Emanuel Campaign Says It Has Raised $11.7M

Rahm Emanuel reinforced his status as the frontrunner in the race to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley on Thursday, revealing he has amassed a campaign warchest of nearly $12 million.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Labor Unions Split In Race For Mayor

Not long after uniting behind Democrat Pat Quinn in the race for governor, Chicago’s labor unions remain split on who to back as the successor to Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

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