'They Want A Fresh Perspective': Lori Lightfoot Speaks On Historic Mayoral RunoffMayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot is making history in two ways: she's one of the two first ever African-American women in the runoff and the first LGBTQ candidate for mayor.
With Lightfoot And Preckwinkle In Historic Runoff, Chicago Set To Elect First Black Woman MayorAn historic mayoral election has led to an unprecedented runoff contest, with two black women vying to be the next mayor of Chicago.
Chicago Mayor Election: Lori Lightfoot, Toni Preckwinkle Emerge In Record Field, Set For Historic April RunoffTwo African American women, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, emerged from a crowded field in the election for Chicago Mayor and are now poised to face each other in a runoff to determine the successor to Rahm Emanuel.
Chicago On Pace For Record Low Turnout In Mayoral ElectionA wide-open election and 14 candidates on the ballot for mayor haven’t been enough to get most voters out to the polls in Chicago this Election Day, and officials expect turnout could set a record low on Tuesday.
Election Day Likely To Be Only Round One In Crowded Mayor's RaceThe polls are open, and Chicago voters are casting their ballots in the most crowded mayor’s race in modern history, a contest that’s all but certain to end with a runoff election in April.
Mayoral Campaigns Flooding Voters' Phones With Texts; 'I Didn’t Sign Up For Anything Like This'With just one day until Chicago’s mayoral election, campaigns are working overtime, which might mean overloading your phones with text messages.
Dorothy Brown Removed From Ballot In Race For MayorCook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown has been booted from the ballot for mayor of Chicago, four days after a hearing officer at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners determined she didn’t have enough valid signatures on her nominating petitions.
Ed Burke Charges Cast Shadow Over Chicago's Mayoral RaceFederal corruption charges, against Alderman Ed Burke, are casting a shadow over Chicago's mayoral race.
Candidates For Mayor, Alderman Line Up For Chance At Top Spot On BallotThe races for mayor, city clerk, city treasurer, and 50 City Council seats begin in earnest on Monday, as candidates begin filing petitions to get on the ballot.
It's Official, Susana Mendoza Joining Race For MayorEight days after winning re-election as Illinois State Comptroller, Susana Mendoza is officially entering the race for mayor, stating Chicago “must become the city of the future.”
Former CPS Principal Troy LaRaviere Drops Out Of Race For MayorFormer Chicago Public Schools principal Troy LaRaviere is dropping out of the crowded race for mayor, announcing he won't be able to gather the 12,500 signatures needed to get on the ballot.