Back by popular demand: The Back Room Deal features radio personality and longtime Reader political writer Ben Joravsky arguing local Chicago politics with Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova. With sharp wit and stinging analysis, Joravsky and Dukmasova cut through the smoky haze of the elections to offer you a glimpse of the current Chicago races—ward-level […]
The Reader‘s mayoral cheat sheet is here to help.
You wrote the questions. They answered.
The candidate has a passion for public policy—but will it sway voters?
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“We can’t move forward together as a city, as a state, as a country, if people aren’t willing to see the other person and not villainize them.”
Thanks to former Mayor Daley and his allies, Chicago has the highest mayoral signature requirement in the country.