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No one is running: the 42nd Ward

The race in the ward that economically drives the entire city of Chicago is totally uncontested, and Ben and Maya look at why.

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  • Sue Kwong

The Back Room Deal features radio personality and longtime Reader political writer Ben Joravsky arguing local Chicago politics with Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova. With sharp wit and stinging analysis, Joravsky and Dukmasova cut through the smoky haze of the elections to offer you a glimpse of the current Chicago races—ward-level and, of course, mayoral. Will these historic elections be determined in back-room deals, like so many in Chicago's past? Let Ben and Maya talk you through it.  v

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