Races + candidates

Keep track of the hottest races in Illinois here, starting with the 2019 Chicago Mayor’s race. Later, we'll add municipal races across suburban, central and southern Illinois, to the beginnings of the 2020 primaries and general election.

Mayor (Runoff)

  • Location
  • Election day
    Apr 2, 2019

After a competition between a record-setting 14 candidates, the race to be the next mayor of Chicago is down to a runoff between Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle.

Aldermanic races for Chicago's 50 wards