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Working Class Chicagoans Have No Good Choice In Mayoral Runoff

Posted on AllSides April 3rd, 2023
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The next mayor of Chicago will be elected on April 4 to decide who will succeed Lori Lightfoot this year. Mayor Lightfoot has been a conservative figure in Chicago city politics, despite her initial progressive veneer, who sanctioned a harsh police response against Black Lives Matter protesters in 2020. While she initially campaigned on canceling a $95 billion police academy, she ultimately raised the police budget by $200 million dollars, bringing the total police budget to almost $2 billion dollars. Chicago is one of the world’s richest cities with its...

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