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Ald. Bob Fioretti (left) is running against Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) in the upcoming 2015 mayoral election in Chicago. (Credit: Facebook/CBS)

Fioretti Poll: Emanuel Less Popular Than Eisenhower Traffic

As he ramps up his campaign for mayor, Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) has released a new poll suggesting Mayor Rahm Emanuel is more unpopular in Chicago than rush hour traffic or the Fox News Channel.

10/07/2014

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis speaks about education reform at a City Club of Chicago luncheon. (Credit: CBS)

Lewis: Chicago Voters ‘Absolutely Unimpressed’ With Emanuel

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said a recent poll showing most voters are unhappy with how Mayor Rahm Emanuel is handling the Chicago Public Schools reveals “pushback for … failed policies” such as the controversial closing of nearly 50 schools.

08/15/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn declared a statewide disaster area on Monday, due to the extreme cold, and heavy snow still clogging many roadways. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn On Trailing In Polls: I’ve Been Underestimated Before

Gov. Pat Quinn insisted he has Republican challenger Bruce Rauner just where he wants him.

08/11/2014

Same Sex Marriage

Poll: More Than 4 In 10 Illinois Voters Support Gay Marriage

A new poll estimates that more than four in 10 Illinois voters now support full marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses his first year in office and the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Poll: Emanuel Gets High Marks, Voters Want Teachers To Wait For Strike Vote

A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel getting high marks from voters during his first year in office, but little public support for an early vote on a possible Chicago teachers’ strike.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Speed Cameras

Poll: Speed Cameras Aren’t Too Popular With Chicagoans

Chicago’s program to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks is not generating widespread support, according to a just-released poll.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

An aerial view of Chicago's convention complex where the NATO summit will be held. (CBS)

Poll Says Most Chicagoans Support NATO

From business leaders to everyday Chicagoans, there appears to be plenty of support for Chicago being host to the NATO summit in a few days.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Carlos Zambrano

Poll: How Do You Feel About The Zambrano Trade?

Vote on how you feel about the Carlos Zambrano trade.

670 The Score–01/05/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Not Worried About Low Approval Rating

Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday that he is not dismayed about a new poll that shows most Illinois residents don’t approve of the job he’s doing.

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2011

Geovany Soto and A.J. Pierzynski

Poll: Cubs 4th Most Popular Team, White Sox 16th

The Chicago Cubs might have the second worst record in baseball and be 12 games back in the NL Central, but there’s one metric that has them near the top of the league, and that’s popularity.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Poll Shows Emanuel With 58 Percent Support

One week before Chicago’s mayoral election, a new poll suggests there will be a clear and easy winner next Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–02/15/2011

Workers Generic

Probe: Workers’ Comp Widely Abused In Illinois

A new investigation has found yet another way that Illinois taxpayers are being cheated.

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2011

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

Poll: Mayoral Candidates Would Focus On Job Creation

Job creation and retention efforts are near the top of the priority list for Chicago’s mayoral candidates, according to a Chicago Tribune questionnaire sent them on major campaign issues.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2011

Rahm Emanuel (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Poll Shows Emanuel Far Ahead

A new poll in the mayoral race shows Rahm Emanuel with a comfortable lead – but not a majority of support.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

DSL Modem

Poll: High-Speed Internet Tops Tech Advances

What’s the greatest technological advance over the past decade? A new poll says high-speed Internet takes the cake.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2010

Mayoral Candidates

Poll Shows Emanuel Leading Mayor’s Race

The newest, independently-commissioned poll of Chicago Mayoral Candidates, tonight shows Rahm Emanuel far ahead of the other candidates in a crowded race for mayor.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2010

Rahm Emanuel  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Emanuel Way Ahead In Teamsters Poll

The February primary election for mayor is a long way off, but CBS 2 has obtained a new poll that shows a clear favorite already.

CBS 2–11/16/2010

Republican Senate candidate Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Democratic Senate nominee, Illinois talk before their debate on October 19, 2010 (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Kirk With Slight Advantage

A new poll indicates that Republican Mark Kirk has opened up a small lead the U.S. Senate race, but it remains too close to call.

10/25/2010

Election Poll

Poll: Most Illinoisans Favor Death Penalty, Same-Sex Marriage

A majority of Illinois voters believe the moratorium on enforcing the state’s death penalty should be lifted, nearly 73 percent of them believe that gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve openly in the military and two-thirds favor legal marriage or civil unions for same-sex couples, all according to a poll released over the weekend.

10/19/2010

Illinois State Capitol

Poll: Most Think Illinois Heading In Wrong Direction

A new poll finds that 81.3 percent of Illinois voters say the state is headed in the wrong direction.

10/14/2010