Early Voting For Chicago Mayoral Elections Begins MondayEarly voting for the historic mayoral election begins monday for all 50 wards.
Lori Lightfoot Picks Up Endorsements From Chicago Tribune, Our RevolutionToni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot have been fighting in the mayor's race over who is the "true progressive," and Friday Our Revolution, one of the city's most progressive political groups, threw its support behind Lightfoot. 
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.
Plumbers Union Endorses Lightfoot, Almost By DefaultFour years ago, the plumbers endorsed Rahm Emanuel. In the election's first round, the union backed Bill Daley, citing a 60-year relationship with the Daley family. But Coyne said Lightfoot's emphasis on jobs won him over.
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.
Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Pick Up More EndorsementsLori Lightfoot gladly accepted the backing of former candidate Willie Wilson, who won 14 of Chicago's black wards, in the election's first round. But Toni Preckwinkle's campaign charged that Wilson sought to name key commissioners and asked  Preckwinkle to pay his campaign costs in exchange for Wilson's support.
Willie Wilson Endorses Lori Lightfoot In Race For MayorIn what might prove to be a crucial decision in the race for mayor, Willie Wilson is endorsing Lori Lightfoot over Toni Preckwinkle.