Posts tagged "Gery Chico"
While 19 people were shot (one fatally, and one a three year old boy) in his City last night, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in transit to the nation’s capitol, and Emanuel had planned to go on from DC to Jersey City, New Jersey this afternoon to raise money for Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who is... Read more »
The top five reasons why Rahm Emanuel won the race for Mayor of Chicago: Dart, Obama, Daley, $12 million, and Braun/del Valle 1. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart decided not to run for Mayor. Dart is a popular former Democratic State Rep. and pol who was going to run for Attorney General in 2002, but... Read more »
Emanuel financial advantage likely to continue in a Chicago Mayoral runoff; But, Chico receives 100K from two unions last Wednesday.
Rahm Emanuel acknowledged yesterday, for the first time, that Tuesday’s mayoral election may require a run-off. Trends and some common sense analysis of the polling data and the last week of the campaign suggest the usual tightening of the race. That is, Carol Moseley-Braun’s free fall may have stabilized in the last week and she... Read more »
Chicago Mayoral race prediction: Rahm Emanuel wins an easy plurality, but must face Gery Chico in April 5 runoff.
When they count all the votes on Tuesday night, the favorite from the get go to become Chicago’s next mayor, Rahm Emanuel, will be in first place, but he will have to face Gery Chico in an April 5, 2011 runoff. Rahm’s 48% total will be a few per cent short of the majority he... Read more »
Rahm Emanuel uses the ABC-7, LWV Chicago Mayoral Debate to continue his march to the 5th Floor of City Hall
Last night’s ABC-7′s Chicago Mayoral election candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women voters and multiple other organizations followed the pattern of this campaign and the other televised debates. Early last fall, the candidates seemed to agree that the primary issues were education, public safety and Chicago’s budget and finance issues, including spending, taxes... Read more »
How to bring balance to WTTW. The Chicago Mayoral Candidates' Forum: Education, economic growth, jobs and the Tea Party, inadvertent omissions?
The most striking aspect of last night’s WTTW forum among the four major candidates for Chicago Mayor was the paucity of attention to the factors that are most likely to drive economic growth in the future in the city, and certainly to those growth factors that are important from a free market perspective. The... Read more »
Fox-WVON Chicago Mayoral Forum Last night was the first televised forum to include all six Chicago Mayoral candidates, sponsored by WFLD-Fox, the Chicago Urban League and Harriet’s Daughters. The hour long forum, hosted by Kennedy-King College on Chicago’s south side, was aired live at 9:30 pm on Chicago’s local Fox station and on WVON radio.... Read more »
Less than two weeks from the election for Mayor of Chicago and Rahm Emanuel is now polling more than the requisite 50% vote total to avoid a run-off. His 54% in the ABC 7 Chicago commissioned poll exceeds that of his closest competitor, Gery Chico, by 40 points. [Of course, all polls must be treated with... Read more »
This week’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Gery Chico, one of the top candidates in the non-partisan Chicago Mayoral election on February 22, 2010. You can watch the show here. Show host Jeff Berkowitz debates and discusses with Gery Chico what it takes to win the Mayoral race (watch a minute clip), a dramatic expansion of CPS classroom time, more cops, less crime; how... Read more »
Blood Sport to replace Mayor Daley: When Everything feels like the movies, yeah, you bleed just to know you're alive.
The Chicago Mayoral election will be the most interesting political race in Illinois since the 2004 U. S. Senate Primaries. Of course, that is damning with faint praise. 2006 – 2010 Illinois election lowlights Were the 2006 Republican or Democratic Gubernatorial Primaries in Illinois of much interest? Not so much. The 2006 Gubernatorial general election... Read more »