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Local municipal petitions hit with challenges, objections

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The petitions for mayor and aldermen have been submitted to the board of elections for the upcoming municipal elections. What does that mean? Well, for starters, it means that it’s petition-challenge season in Chicago. Joining us to talk about the grand tradition and other oddities surrounding challenges to municipal petitions is Jimm Dispensa, co-founder of Aldertrack, a subscription-only newsletter here in Chicago.

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