Chicago election cycle enters bare-knuckle period – Chicago Tribune

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Mayor Laurie Lightfoot made her motions run for re-election this morning as Chicago’s election cycle enters a bare-bones period as local office candidates try to knock each other off the ballot.

Ald. Roderick Sawyer and US representative Jesus “Chewy” Garcia are expected to join the field later today. Read our breakdown those who say they will run, those who are still thinking about it, and those who say they won’t.

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