The 5 oddest moments as Chicagoans vote for mayor

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2023
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A City of Brotherly Love. A City of Angels. A Charm City.

Chicago isn’t trying to be any of that. Exhibit A: This Tuesday’s mayoral election.

Concerns about crime have dominated the 2023 mayor’s race but the messy, nine-person race spawned a steady supply of campaign theatrics — even by Chicago standards. Two candidates got hit with the obvious red flags for using teachers and police officers as campaign props, and there was this thing about shooting rabbits. One perceived frontrunner in the field of declared Democrats has been pummeled as a...

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