Early voting starts today in the mayoral runoff election. The latest polls show a widening lead for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but campaign reporters say they are seeing a lot of support for Cook County Commissioner Jesús "Chuy" García in the neighborhoods. We get an update on the election from our news panel. Joining us are Chicago Tonight political reporter Paris Schutz, WBEZ city politics reporter Lauren Chooljian, Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Ruthhart, and Reuters reporter Mary Wisniewski.
View graphs of the weekly polls conducted by Ogden & Fry.
Early voting begins today at 51 locations, which will also offer voter registration. All sites will be open Monday, March 23 through Saturday, April 4. Hours for all sites will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday. On Sunday, March 29, hours will be 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
View a map of early voting locations.
Source: Chicago Board of Elections