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Chicago mayor election 2023: Candidate Paul Vallas gets surprise endorsement from 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney

CHICAGO (WLS) — Paul Vallas, one of the top contenders for Chicago mayor, got a surprise endorsement Wednesday from 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney. Voters in Chicago’s lakefront neighborhoods, who were critical in propelling Lori Lightfoot into the runoff and then the mayor’s office four years ago, are now being urged to support one of […]

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Hecklers interrupt Chicago mayoral candidate forum as candidates go on the offensive, trading attacks

CHICAGO (WLS) — With just one month to go until the Chicago mayor election, another candidate forum was held at Steinmetz College Prep in Belmont Cragin. Once again concerns about crime and public safety dominated the conversation, and the candidates frequently traded d barbs. They were also interrupted several times by hecklers in the audience, […]

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Chicago mayor election: Willie Wilson defends cash giveaways as candidates Lori Lightfoot, ‘Chuy’ Garcia raise ethical concerns

CHICAGO (WLS) — A cash giveaway in the Chicago mayor’s race is once again putting Willie Wilson in the spotlight, with several of his rivals raising concerns about possible ethical violations. Wilson visited a senior home on Chicago’s South Side last Friday, creating excitement with residents with a cash giveaway. WATCH ON-DEMAND | The Race […]

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Chicago Board of Ethics expected to announce if Mayor Lori Lightfoot campaign issue will be sent to inspector general

CHICAGO (WLS) — The Chicago Board of Ethics is expected to release more information Tuesday, on an issue that has put the Mayor Lori Lightfoot campaign in hot water. Tuesday also marks five weeks until Election Day. The ethics board met Monday. And, on Tuesday, the public should find out if they voted to send […]

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Who is running for mayor of Chicago? Mayoral candidates answer questions surrounding key topics at Women’s Forum

CHICAGO (WLS) — Eight of the nine candidates vying for Chicago’s mayor took to the stage Saturday for a two-hour Women’s Mayoral Forum at the Chicago Temple. The forum got heated at times as the candidates stuck to the topics but without passing up the opportunity to call one another out. “It was a very […]

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Who is running for mayor of Chicago? Mayoral candidates answer questions surrounding key topics at Women’s Forum

CHICAGO (WLS) — Eight of the nine candidates vying for Chicago’s mayor took to the stage Saturday for a two-hour Women’s Mayoral Forum at the Chicago Temple. The forum got heated at times as the candidates stuck to the topics but without passing up the opportunity to call one another out. The candidates answered questions […]

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Chicago mayoral election 2023: Candidates participate in forum on disability issues as they look for support, votes

CHICAGO (WLS) — The Chicago municipal elections are less than two months away and one of the hottest contests will be the race for Chicago mayor. As of now, there are nine contenders for the seat. Seven of those candidates participated in a forum on disability issues Saturday as they look for support and votes. […]

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Chicago mayor election 2023: Lori Lightfoot launches attack ad against Chuy Garcia as other candidates hit airwaves

CHICAGO (WLS) — The race for Chicago mayor is intensifying in the new year as more candidates are starting to put ads over the airwaves – and along with those ads come new attacks. Mayor Lori Lightfoot went on the attack for the first time in her reelection fight with an animated ad targeting Congressman […]

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ABC7 Exclusive: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot one-on-one interview about key issues in run for 2nd term

CHICAGO (WLS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot came out swinging Thursday against the candidate who may pose the greatest threat to her reelection bid. Recent polls suggest Chuy Garcia may be the current front-runner in the race. ABC7 Political Reporter talked with Mayor Lightfoot in an exclusive one-on-one interview about the race and the key issues […]

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Chicago mayoral candidates Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chuy Garcia expected to file for race on deadline for nominating petitions

CHICAGO (WLS) — Monday is the final day for candidates running for mayor of Chicago to turn in their nominating petitions. Candidates who file at 5 p.m. will be entered into a lottery for the final slot on the ballot. The Chicago Board of Elections said so far six people have filed to be on […]

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