Brandon Johnson is the son of a pastor and one of 10 kids in a family who lived in Elgin. Paul Vallas, the second of four kids, started life in Roseland and as a teen moved to suburban Alsip. Those are just two details from the stories of the two mayoral hopefuls.
Reset hears about the candidates’ upbringings and gets their full bios from two members of WBEZ’s Government and Politics team.
GUESTS: Mariah Woelfel, WBEZ city politics reporter
Tessa Weinberg, city government and politics reporter for WBEZ