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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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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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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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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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‘Chuy’ Garcia for mayor: Congressman says city needs new leadership as he joins Chicago mayoral election race

CHICAGO (WLS) — It’s been eight years since now-Congressman “Chuy” Garcia first he ran for mayor in Chicago. So why now and what does he think he’s learned in Congress that would help run a city with as many challenges as this one? Garcia has gone from Durango, Mexico, to the 22nd Ward to Capitol […]

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