Serious City Challenges Await Mayor-Elect Lightfoot"I want to have a constructive relationship with the FOP, but I'm not going to support the things they've done which basically throw up roadblocks and obstruction toward progress."
Plumbers Union Endorses Lightfoot, Almost By DefaultFour years ago, the plumbers endorsed Rahm Emanuel. In the election's first round, the union backed Bill Daley, citing a 60-year relationship with the Daley family. But Coyne said Lightfoot's emphasis on jobs won him over.
A Compliment Being Questioned As Criticism In Mayoral RaceHer endorsement by Kelly Cassidy was a rallying cry for LGBTQ voters to flock to the polls for Lightfoot. The unknown question: How many conservative voters may be motivated to vote against Lightfoot, for the same reason.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Get Dueling EndorsementsThe man who ran Garcia's 2015 mayoral campaign, Manny Perez, is now Lightfoot's campaign manager. When Garcia was elected to the Cook County Board, Preckwinkle chose him as her floor leader.But in his 2015 challenge against Rahm Emanuel, Preckwinkle did not endorse Garcia. And so far, this year, Garcia has returned the favor.