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Election Events

33rd Ward Candidates To Face Off In Albany Park Forum Wednesday

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez is running for her second term in City Council, while Samie Martinez and Laith Shaaban are making their first bids.

Albany Park

Lincoln Park Aldermanic Hopefuls Pledge More Neighbor Involvement, Better Public Transit If Elected

The six hopefuls for the 43rd Ward race shared similar priorities at a community forum, but they are split on a City Council-backed dispensary slated to replace the former Salt n’ Pepper Diner.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

4th Ward Candidates Talk Cops, Public Safety At First Aldermanic Forum

The challengers will meet again in the South Loop for another forum in February.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

46th Ward Candidates To Face Off In Uptown Forum Tuesday

Six candidates are vying to replace retiring Ald. James Cappleman (46th).

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

West Side Forum Will Feature 29th Ward, Police District Candidates

The candidates will be asked questions by a panel of Gen Z community members, an organizer said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

5 Mayoral Candidates Will Debate Progressive Policy Proposals Thursday

Brandon Johnson, Ja’Mal Green, Kam Buckner, Paul Vallas and Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6th) are expected to attend to discuss issues on housing, education, air, environmental quality, community safety and worker's rights.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Meet The 11th Ward Candidates At A Forum In Chinatown This Week

Two teachers, an attorney, an entrepreneur, a police officer and a firefighter are challenging incumbent Ald. Nicole Lee.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Southwest Side City Council Candidates Will Debate At Curie High School Next Week

The forum will feature Ald. Anabel Abarca and challengers in the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th ward races. Block Club's Madison Savedra will moderate.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

All 9 Mayoral Candidates Court North Side Voters At Lane Tech Forum Sunday

Mayoral contenders traded barbs on policing, CPS and CTA as they made their pitch to lead City Hall.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

43rd Ward Alderman Candidates To Debate In Forum Tuesday At DePaul University

Six candidates are running to become the next 43rd Ward alderman, including Timmy Knudsen, who was appointed to the role in September after Ald. Michele Smith resigned.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

48th Ward Candidates Aiming To Replace Ald. Harry Osterman To Debate Issues At Forum Saturday

Ten candidates are running to replace Osterman, who is retiring.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Will Chicago’s Next Mayor Reopen Mental Health Clinics? García Doesn’t Say; Lightfoot Called Out On Record At Candidate Forum

Lightfoot found herself on the defense Saturday as candidates vowed to reopen mental health clinics closed under former Mayor Rahm Emanuel.


1st Ward Aldermanic Hopefuls Talk Public Safety, Late-Night Bars And Other Priorities At Wicker Park Forum

Attorney Sam Royko, Logan Square Preservation president Andy Schneider and former Ald. Proco Joe Moreno are all running to unseat incumbent Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st), who was elected in 2019.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town