The first step to toppling a mayor: getting on the ballot
Hey, progressives—if you want to beat Mayor Rahm, stop beating up each other.
A modest proposal for Karen Lewis: file your petitions and put your name on the ballot for mayor.
In the mayoral election, Bob, Karen, Bob, Amara, and everyone else needs to push Rahm into a runoff.
With an eye toward winning south-side votes, Mayor Rahm agrees to move the Kenwood Academic Center into the closed Canter school building.
Reintroducing Robert Shaw, the former alderman who wants to challenge Rahm
Hey, voters—you can still unseat Mayor Rahm, even if Toni Preckwinkle bowed out of the race.
What Toni Preckwinkle, Karen Lewis, and Robert Fioretti need to do to defeat Rahm Emanuel in a mayoral election
Reasons to question last month’s Sun-Times poll.
A new poll is the latest sign that Mayor Emanuel could be in trouble.
Toni Preckwinkle and other potential challengers lag far behind Emanuel in raising money.
Would-be assessor Joe Berrios doesn’t have to win over taxpayers. He just has to keep Forrest Claypool off the ballot.
In the Cook County assessor’s race: the insider, the outsider, or the guy with no phone?
Definitely worth a read, even though (or because) you might not like what you hear. For background reading on the relationship between the assessor’s office, Michael Madigan, and property taxes , I assembled a buffet of Ben Joravsky’s reporting centering around the 7% tax cap; Eric Zorn has a good FAQ on the subject. What […]
Andrea Raila drops out of the race for Cook County assessor.