Emanuel was favored by 50 percent of likely voters in an automated phone survey of nearly 2,700 people. Garcia, meanwhile, trailed at 40 percent, with 10 percent of voters still undecided.
The foundation developing Barack Obama’s future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago.
A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel holding a solid, but not comfortable, lead over his nearest competitor in next month’s election.
The mayor’s re-election campaign also released polling information that shows the incumbent has an edge. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
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.
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.
Gov. Pat Quinn insisted he has Republican challenger Bruce Rauner just where he wants him.
A new poll estimates that more than four in 10 Illinois voters now support full marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples.
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.
Chicago’s program to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks is not generating widespread support, according to a just-released poll.
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.
Vote on how you feel about the Carlos Zambrano trade.
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.
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.
One week before Chicago’s mayoral election, a new poll suggests there will be a clear and easy winner next Tuesday.
A new investigation has found yet another way that Illinois taxpayers are being cheated.
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.
A new poll in the mayoral race shows Rahm Emanuel with a comfortable lead – but not a majority of support.
What’s the greatest technological advance over the past decade? A new poll says high-speed Internet takes the cake.
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.