Posts tagged "mayor"

Luis Gutierrez's work on immigration reform is more important than running for mayor of Chicago

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez I have to say I was shocked to hear that U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez will not run for mayor of Chicago. In a speech Thursday at the University of Illinois at Chicago the congressman announced his decision not to run. He stated that his commitment to push for immigration reform in... Read more »

Puente and Obejas discuss mayoral race and Latinos on Chicago Tonight

A few weeks ago I asked the question on my blog, could Chicago elect its first Latino mayor? I discussed this topic on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight Tuesday along with author and Vocalo blogger Achy Obejas. You can link to our interview with Elizabeth Brackett here. There are now four possible Latino candidates, City Clerk Miguel... Read more »

Could Chicago elect its first Latino mayor?

Miguel del Valle   Luis Gutierrez Manny Flores Could Chicago elect its first Latino mayor? Now that Mayor Daley has announced his retirement the line of candidates interested in running for his job grows by the day. Several Latino candidates are possible and the first one to officially declare this week was Chicago City Clerk... Read more »