Time is running out for candidates to try to kick their opponents off the February ballot in Chicago. Tuesday is the deadline for those objections to be filed.During the election four years ago for mayor and other city offices, 208 objections were filed with the Chicago Board of Elections.
In our latest installment, we turn from style and sizzle to steak and, er, turkeys.Yes, we took a big bite out of the major issues and key challenges facing the next mayor of Chicago this week - from pensions to police redeployment, from parking meters to public housing
Now that the filing deadline for the 2011 Chicago municipal elections has come and gone, its time to turn our collective attention to one of the oldest and grandest traditions in our great representative democracy: knocking rival candidates off the ballot.Didn't see that section in The Federal
Cook County Clerk David Orr is calling on Chicago officials to overhaul special taxing districts that siphon millions of dollars from local taxing bodies, and his request comes as aldermen and some mayoral candidates cling to these districts as a golden ticket to solving some of the city's problems,