Chicago Mayor’s Race
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The mayoral debates so far seem to have drawn a collective yawn from many Chicago voters.
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.
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.
With two weeks to go in the race for mayor, the big issues for the candidates continue to be crime, education and the economy.
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.
Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun offered a public apology Wednesday to a rival candidate she accused of being a crack addict.
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.
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.
The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review an Illinois Appellate Court ruling that knocked Rahm Emanuel out of the race for mayor.
With one month left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the race was turning into a final sprint for votes.
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.
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.