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Politics and Elections

ABC7 pinpoints debate leak, accepts employee resignation

Cook County Clerk David Orr endorses Anthony Napolitano in 41st Ward race

Board of Elections to update 16th Ward ballots following death of Ald. Thompson

The Chicago Board of Elections has begun the process of updating 16th Ward ballots following the death on Monday of Chicago Alderman JoAnn Thompson (16th), who was seeking reelection to a third term on the City Council.


Poll: Simon leads Munger in 2016 comptroller match up

Emanuel crosses 50 percent mark in pre-election poll

Anne Schaible to resume aldermanic campaign after her brother's funeral

Poll: Ald. Deb Mell in 'serious trouble'

Could Daley be getting ready to endorse Emanuel?

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former Mayor Richard M. Daley dined together earlier this week, leading Crain’s Chicago Business’ Greg Hinz to speculate that the current mayor may soon receive a public endorsement from his predecessor.


SEIU drops $338,000 on Chicago ward races

Willie Wilson: Police Superintendent McCarthy has ‘got to go’

Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson on Thursday said Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has “got to go.”

While speaking at a City Club of Chicago event, Wilson said that McCarthy has failed to adequately reduce violent crime since coming to Chicago from Newark, New Jersey in 2011. Wilson argued that in order to achieve acceptable reductions in crime, the city needed to promote more native Chicagoans to top Chicago Police Department positions.