Chicago Police Union Election Heads To A Runoff

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 President Kevin Graham
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 President Kevin Graham, photographed last April in downtown Chicago, edged out a former ally by just 30 votes in balloting that ended Thursday. Now Graham advances to a runoff, where he faces a tough-talking challenger. Paul Beaty / AP Photo
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 President Kevin Graham
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 President Kevin Graham, photographed last April in downtown Chicago, edged out a former ally by just 30 votes in balloting that ended Thursday. Now Graham advances to a runoff, where he faces a tough-talking challenger. Paul Beaty / AP Photo

Chicago Police Union Election Heads To A Runoff

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The race for Chicago’s police union president is now heading to a runoff, after Thursday’s ballot count.

Incumbent president Kevin Graham finished second and will face the top vote-getter, John Catanzara, in the runoff election.

Reset checks in with WBEZ’s Chip Mitchell for the latest on this police union election.

GUEST: Chip Mitchell, WBEZ criminal justice reporter