Andre Vasquez Defeats Longtime 40th Ward Alderman Patrick O'ConnorLongtime 40th ward Ald. Patrick O'Connor was trailing Andre Vasquez by 1,057 votes for 40th ward alderman with 100 percent of precincts reporting, but Vasquez has yet to declare victory.
Ariel Reboyras Wins 30th Ward Seat Over Jessica GutierrezA long-term incumbent and a newcomer with a strong political ties battled for the 30th ward and Ariel Reboyras passed Jessica Gutierrez to be the next alderman for the North Side ward.
Byron Sigcho-Lopez Wins The 25th Ward Seat Once Held By Ald. SolisIn the race to replace embattled Ald. Daniel Solis, Byron Sigcho-Lopez overtook Alex Acevedo to be the next alderman for Chicago's 25th ward.
Foxx Controversy Takes Center Stage Prior To Election Day"We are not going to be quiet when someone is being crucified and they're crucifying Kim Foxx unjustly."
New Preckwinkle Ad Attacks Lightfoot's Critical Failure At 911 Center"You don't engage in cover-ups when things go wrong, you take responsibility and try to address the problems."
Preckwinkle Campaign Won't Be Airing Ads For A While; Expert Says "It Means They're Broke"Chicago mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle says she won't be airing any more television ads, at least for a while.
Preckwinkle Has Stopped Spending Money On TV AdsMeantime, Toni Preckwinkle received the endorsement of a host of west siders, including Illinois U.S. Congressman Danny Davis.
Preckwinkle Downplays Lightfoot's Endorsements From Former Mayoral RivalsLightfoot has raised $676,000. By contrast, Preckwinkle has raised $329,000 with labor unions the biggest contributors at $135,000.
Mayoral Candidates Outline Their Solutions For Chicago's ProblemsBoth candidates said poor communities need more investment, jobs, and mental health facilities.
A Compliment Being Questioned As Criticism In Mayoral RaceHer endorsement by Kelly Cassidy was a rallying cry for LGBTQ voters to flock to the polls for Lightfoot. The unknown question: How many conservative voters may be motivated to vote against Lightfoot, for the same reason.
Ex-Alderman Ed Vrdolyak Pleads Guilty To Tax EvasionThe charges come from an indictment accusing him of tax evasion charges tied to money he allegedly collected from a tobacco lawsuit settlement he never actually worked on.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Get Dueling EndorsementsThe man who ran Garcia's 2015 mayoral campaign, Manny Perez, is now Lightfoot's campaign manager. When Garcia was elected to the Cook County Board, Preckwinkle chose him as her floor leader.But in his 2015 challenge against Rahm Emanuel, Preckwinkle did not endorse Garcia. And so far, this year, Garcia has returned the favor.
The Money Machine In The Chicago Mayoral RaceLightfoot has been her own biggest contributor, donating $266,000 to her campaign. But various factions of the SEIU have poured in more than 3.2 million dollars for Preckwinkle.
Wilson: Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Asked For My Support"I'm going to encourage the people who are church-based to to look at the social economic issue. People got to eat. People going to die losing their homes. Let's look at those issues."
Preckwinkle: 'I'm Grateful To Be In The Runoff'Toni Preckwinkle is one election away from the biggest job of her political career, mayor of Chicago.