Fritz Kaegi discusses his role in reforming an office known for patronage and favoritism.
Category: 2022 Primary Elections
Second time’s the charm?
Gun-violence advocate Kina Collins takes another run at Danny Davis.
Testing the waters
Precious Brady-Davis hopes to make history as the first Black, openly transgender woman elected in Chicago.
Indian American Muslim challenger Junaid Ahmed is running to unseat Raja Krishnamoorthi, who has ties to Hindu nationalist groups.
A rush to be first
A whopping 17 Democrats and four Republicans are vying to replace Bobby Rush, who is retiring.
The ‘tough on crime’ myth
When candidates say they’re “tough on crime,” what they really mean is “we’ll put more Black people in prison.”
El Condado de Cook al Descubierto: La Junta de Revisión
Una mirada dentro de la junta de apelaciones de impuestos sobre la propiedad del condado de Cook
The 2022 Illinois primary elections will soon be underway. Here’s everything you need to know.
Cook County Uncovered: the Board of Review
A look at Cook County’s property tax appeals board
Billionaire Ken Griffin is Illinois’s biggest political benefactor. But what are his donations doing to democracy?
Here’s what Black voters should pay attention to in the midterms
In the past, politicians have co-opted progressive language from organizers in the Black liberation movement for their campaigns, hoping to win the Black vote.
Political rift opens on southwest side
State senator Celina Villanueva faces a primary challenge from Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s chief of staff.
Se abre una grieta política en el lado suroeste
La senadora estatal Celina Villanueva se enfrenta a un desafío en las elecciones primarias por parte del jefe de personal de Byron Sigcho-López.