A polling place in Lakeview in 2019. Mauricio Pena/ Block Club Chicago

Despite Historic Chicago Election, Voter Turnout Could Be Even Lower Than It Was In February

About 19,000 fewer people have used early voting than ahead of the 2015 runoff election.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.