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.
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."
A Win In The Historic Mayoral Race Could Come Down To A Former CandidateLori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, two African American women on the ballot for Chicago mayor, is a match-up never seen before. One will become the city's first black female mayor. A win could come down to a former candidate instead of an issue.
Mayoral Candidates Discuss Burke Shakedown Scandal At Downtown ForumAld. Ed Burke and the corruption charges against him were on all the Chicago mayoral candidates' minds at a forum held at the Union League Club Friday.
Ja'Mal Green Blames Funding, Ballot Access Requirements For Dropping Out Of Race For Chicago Mayor"Any state in this country, you don't need this amount of signatures and this process isn't so gruesome," Green said.
The Price Tag Of Freedom For Hundreds Of Non-Violent Cook County Inmates Is Less Than $2,000Are too many non-violent offenders being held in Cook County jail just because they can't make bail?
Chicago Mayoral Candidates Jerry Joyce and John Kolzar Land First And Last Spots On BallotChicago mayoral candidate Jerry Joyce, an attorney from the South Side, won the lottery earning his name the top on the ballot among a crowded field of 21 candidates trying to earn on a spot in the race to succeed Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Launches Bid For Chicago MayorCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday her decision to enter the already-crowded race for Chicago mayor, but her announcement was clouded by the controversial firing of one of her top aides this week.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle To Join Race For MayorAn already crowded field in the race to become Chicago’s next mayor is about to get even larger.
Chicago Mayor Candidate Willie Wilson Can Continue Cash Voter GiveawaysChicago mayoral contender Willie Wilson is free to continue cash giveaways to voters, a state panel ruled today.
Political Candidate Says There's A Double Standard On Spending Money"I'm tired of white people telling me how to spend my own money to help poor people and the needy."
Lightfoot Joins Fray In Race For Mayor, Vowing 'Progressive Course' For Chicago“By almost every measure we are currently headed in the wrong direction,” Lightfoot said in kicking off her campaign for mayor.
Lightfoot To Officially Enter Race For MayorLori Lightfoot resigned as head of the Police Board on Monday, and already has hired a campaign team of consultants, TV producers, and a pollster.
Activist Ja'Mal Green To Run For MayorGreen, 22, has been a frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Police Department, often protesting the shootings of young black men by police.