Vallas Concedes Chicago Mayoral Race to Johnson, Calls for Unity in City, Party

Trailing by 16,000 votes, Paul Vallas conceded the Chicago mayor's race Tuesday night to progressive candidate Brandon Johnson

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Chicago Mayor’s Race: Vallas and Johnson Headed to April 4 Runoff Showdown

To nobody's surprise, Chicago's most-contested mayoral race in decades is headed for an April 4 runoff, though many mail-in ballots are still left to be counted.

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Lightfoot Campaign Denies Red Line Project Journalists Access on Election Night

Citing fire code violations before the event began, Lori Lightfoot's PR team denied two Red Line Project journalists access to the election event. She was the only candidate to do so.

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Social Media Coverage: 2023 Chicago Municipal Elections

In a wide-open race for mayor and several vacant aldermanic races, the Chicago Municipal elections on Tuesday had plenty of drama. Here's a rundown of social media coverage from the races.

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Preview: Lightfoot Facing Big Challenges from Garcia, Vallas and Johnson in Mayor’s Race

The Chicago mayor's race is expected to be closest in years with nine candidates in the race and a runoff all but assured.

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Chicago Mayoral Forum: Candidates Share Plans to Combat Rising Crime

Full coverage of the Chicago mayoral panel discussion on the issues heading into the Feb. 28 election. The panel was led by WBEZ radio in Chicago.

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Social Media Coverage of the Chicago Mayoral Forum at UIC

A collection of social media posts covering the 2023 Chicago mayoral panel discussion at UIC, sponsored by WBEZ radio.

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Chicago Bears’ Potential Move: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

The Bears are studying a potential move to Arlington Heights with a new stadium and entertainment, but Chicago officials hope to keep them with renovations to Soldier Field.