The legal fights officially begin Monday over who'll be on the ballot during the upcoming Chicago election, when the city's board of elections will meet to consider objections to candidates' paperwork.These are initial hearings, which means for the most part the board will just be divying cases up t
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, D-Chicago, will appear first on the ballot in the race for Chicago mayor. A lottery to determine ballot positions was held Wednesday. Seven candidates for mayor turned in their paperwork at the earliest possible moment on November 22nd.
Most candidates for Chicago mayor are now one step closer to getting on the ballot. Monday was the first day they could file the required 12,500 signatures with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.
Long lines will form Monday morning at the Chicago Board of Elections. That's because candidates for mayor, city clerk, treasurer and aldermen can start turning in their nominating petitions Monday. Mayor Daley-wannabees must submit 12,500 signatures to get on the ballot.