The Democratic gubernatorial candidates plead their case to the Sun-Times editorial board.
Reader's archive is vast and varied, going back to 1971. Every day in Archive Dive, we'll dig through and bring up some finds.
It's primary day, Chicago! Vote early and often! And if you're still pondering your choices, here's some commentary by Reader
writers about several of the candidates.
Maya Dukmasova's interviews with Daniel Biss
, Sharon Fairley
, Chuy Garcia
, Fritz Kaegi
, Sameena Mustafa
, and Dilara Sayeed
Steve Bogira's profile of Chuy
and his mustache
(from when he was running for mayor)
Mick Dumke on Bruce Rauner
(and Pat Quinn, his 2014 opponent) and on the "grass gap"
between blacks and whites
Hunter Stuart on his short-lived love affair with the "cannabis candidate" for congress, Benjamin Thomas Wolf
Ted Cox on why Joe Berrios sucks
Ben Joravsky on which of the Democratic gubernatorial candidates
is the most progressive and the least likely to sell us out (with links to lots of other Joravsky commentary) and a heartwarming story about how Berrios pulled strings
for his daughter in an aldermanic race
Ryan Smith on Robert Marshall
and Jeanne Ives's Twitter bots