WTTW’s 2023 Voter Guide is your comprehensive library of resources for the Chicago municipal election on Feb. 28. You will find candidate profiles, searchable by race or candidate; responses to localized candidate questionnaires; a map of Chicago searchable by wards; and links to ongoing political coverage from WTTW News. Find your polling location for voting on election day.

Find full results for all the races in Chicago's municipal election.

Candidates with questions about the Voter Guide can email [email protected].

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WTTW News Election Coverage

Chicago mayoral candidates Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas. (Provided)

Johnson, Vallas Both Talk a Green Game. Here’s a Look at the Candidates’ Environmental Plans

Much of the focus has been on the mayoral candidates’ public safety plans, but whoever emerges victorious on April 4 will also inherit environmental and climate-related challenges.

Inmates at the Cook County, Ill., jail vote in a local election at the jail's Division 11 Chapel on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Charles Rex Arbogast)

Push to Expand Voting Rights in US for Those Held in Jails

Detainees awaiting trial or serving misdemeanor sentences retain the right to vote, but face barriers to exercising it in many parts of the U.S. Cook County Jail, with more than 5,500 inmates and detainees, is one of the largest jails in the nation.

Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will compete in the mayoral runoff. (WTTW)

Latest Poll Shows Chicago Mayor’s Race Too Close to Call

The race for Chicago mayor enters its final stretch. Political speechwriter, debate strategist and senior lecturer at Northwestern University Jason DeSanto breaks down the latest developments in a tightening race.

Paul Vallas fields questions from the news media on Feb. 7, 2023, after the WTTW News mayoral forum. (Liz Markel / WTTW)

Vallas Promises ‘Hundreds’ Will Rejoin Chicago Police Department, Others Say There’s No Evidence to Support That Hope

Efforts by the leaders of large cities across the country to bring back officers amid a nationwide staffing crunch have fallen short, and experts on policing told WTTW News there is no evidence that Chicago will prove to be any different.

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Johnson or Vallas: Chicago’s Next Mayor Will Oversee CPS During Transformative Period

An elected school board. A new teachers union contract. The end of a moratorium on school closures. Those are among the biggest education hurdles Chicago’s next mayor will have to navigate over the next four years

Chicago mayoral candidates Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas. (Provided)

Spotlight Politics: Chicago Mayoral Candidates Make Their Case

With less than two weeks before Election Day, the candidates for Chicago mayor are still making their case to voters. Our politics team weighs in on that story and more.

Chicago mayoral candidates Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas face off in a debate hosted by WGN-TV. (WTTW News)

Public Safety Remains in Spotlight as Vallas, Johnson Spar at Debate

The race for Chicago mayor continues to focus nearly entirely on the crime and violence that both candidates agree threaten the city’s economic vitality. They offered wildly different solutions to the seemingly intractable problem.

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day on Feb. 28, 2023, at Healy Elementary School, 3040 S. Parnell Ave. (WTTW News)

Early Voting Starts Monday Across Chicago in Runoffs for Mayor, City Council

Fueled by changes made during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of votes cast by mail soared by nearly 20% in the 2023 election as compared to the 2019 election, according to data from the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.

U.S. Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García appears on Chicago Tonight” on Nov. 22, 2022. (WTTW News)

Jesús ‘Chuy’ García Backs Johnson for Mayor, As Progressives Start to Close Ranks Against Vallas

Jesús “Chuy” García’s endorsement is designed to unite the city’s progressives behind Brandon Johnson, a critical part of Johnson’s path to defeating Paul Vallas, who has consolidated Chicago’s conservative political establishment under his banner.

Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will compete in the mayoral runoff. (WTTW)

Bernie Sanders Backs Johnson for Mayor, as Firefighters Union, 5 Black Alderpeople Endorse Vallas

Sanders said he backed Johnson because the Cook County commissioner “understands the struggle of working people.”