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Brandon Johnson Wins Mayoral Race

Brandon Johnson Stakes Claim As Most Progressive Chicago Mayor In A Generation

Johnson's victory accompanies a significant political shakeup at City Hall that includes an expansion of City Council's most liberal flank.


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Live Mayoral Candidate Interviews

Tune in to our live interview series with the candidates vying for Chicago’s top job: mayor. Our interviews will be hosted by Tribune contributing columnist and ABC7 political analyst Laura Washington. Click here to learn more.

Recent interview:

Brandon Johnson

March 15: ReadWatchListen

County Commissioner Brandon Johnson is a Chicago Teachers Union organizer and middle school teacher who has pushed for more investment into health care, restorative justice and job creation.

First interview: ReadWatchListen

Recent interview:

Paul Vallas

March 27: Read • Watch • Listen

A former CPS CEO, Paul Vallas has spent most of his career working in education, although he has centered public safety and crime reduction in his current mayoral campaign.

First interview: ReadWatchListen

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