In the April 4 runoff between Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson, voter turnout may be what decides the outcome.
The mailer, paid for by the Paul Vallas campaign, features a Lightfoot past tweet criticizing Johnson’s stance on policing.
Throughout Chicago’s mayoral race, candidate Paul Vallas has said CPD retirees are low-hanging fruit for replenishing sworn police ranks.
The middle child of 10 and a pastor for a father, Johnson chose public service instead of church leadership, and his faith guides that path still.
In his years in the public limelight, Paul Vallas has developed a reputation for accessibility — and wonk.
During their first televised debate, Brandon Johnson was the undisputed aggressor. In Round Two, Paul Vallas took the gloves off. Round Three was pretty much a draw.
Chicago Chinatown leaders fought for representation in City Council but two candidates face off in the 11th Ward runoff — one Asian and one white.
Paul Vallas promises to expand school choice while Brandon Johnson says it deepens segregation and inequity. Donors are lining up on either side.
Chicago’s mayoral candidates have radically different approaches to fixing public schools. Here’s why.
Paul Vallas is a technocrat devoted to school choice. Brandon Johnson is a teachers union organizer. Their backgrounds explain their clashing views.
As Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson barnstorm in churches and parades before the April 4 runoff, policing and public education are front and center. This election also touches on power, identity, and …