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.
A Match Up No One Saw Coming: Lightfoot Vs. Preckwinkle"People feel like the city's going in the wrong direction and they want someone who's a credible leader who's going to stand for integrity and government and lead us in a completely different way."
Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Alex Acevedo To Face Off For 25th Ward Seat Of Embattled, Retiring Danny SolisIn a crowded field of contenders, Byron Sigcho-Lopez and Alex Acevedo garnered the votes to compete in a runoff for the 25th Ward seat being vacated by Danny Solis.
Ald. Tunney Wins In Chicago's 44th Ward; Ricketts Played Hardball To Oust The AldermanOn Chicago's North Side, the battle for the 44th Ward was described as a fight between a longtime alderman and a prominent ward resident - the Chicago Cubs.
Ald. Joe Moreno Loses His 1st Ward Seat to Daniel La SpataThe 1st Ward alderman on the city's North Side will be Daniel La Spata.
High Cost And Low Turnout: The Price Of An ElectionThe total price tag for the Chicago election: 15 million dollars. Given turnout, that's about $31 for each ballot cast.
Mayoral Race Tightening Up For The Front-RunnersThe surprising survey, taken over the weekend, shows Preckwinkle, Daley and Lightfoot tied at 14 percent.
'Sense Of Optimism' For Upcoming Mayoral Election"The candidates who entered the race after (Rahm) Emanuel dropped out, have spent maybe six million in advertising and haven't budged in the polls, I think gives me a sense of optimism,"