# Chicago election
Chicago mayoral race: who's endorsing Vallas and Johnson?
It's down to the final two candidates. Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson are battling for votes, campaigning all across the city in an attempt to win the election on April 4.
In the Chicago Mayoral Runoff Where Vallas and Johnson Stand on Education
Chicago voters will return to the voting booths on April 4 to decide between two candidates with vastly different views on public education. In the 2023 Chicago mayoral runoff election, Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas have expressed quite different views on the city's public education system. Both candidates have discussed Chicago's public schools in terms of enrollment decline, learning loss, social emotional gaps, school board representation, teacher strikes, accountability policies, student-based budgeting, tax-credit scholarship programs, special education, and vocational education.
Vallas and Johnson Fight for Key Endorsements in the Chicago 2023 Mayoral Runoff
Endorsements from prominent individuals in Chicago politics could be the deciding factor in the mayoral runoff election. The 2023 mayoral election runoff between Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas is sure to be a close contest. Endorsements will play a key role in deciding the winner of the election. Johnson and Vallas both have influential supporters, and the endorsements they receive could make all the difference.
Will Lightfoot Lose Re-election for Chicago Mayor Without Even Making it Into the Runoffs?
Chicago's first gay, black, female mayor may be ousted before the runoffs losing her bid for re-election. Mayor Lori Lightfoot faces an uncertain future in the first round of the 2023 Chicago mayoral election. According to the latest poll, Paul Vallas is leading in the race with Lori Lightfoot and Brandon Johnson following closely behind. This could signal a difficult road ahead for Lightfoot if the numbers remain the same until Election Day. While Lightfoot is one of five polling in the double digits, the poll suggests that she would lose a runoff against the other four, with Vallas beating her by the greatest margin.
Mayor Lightfoot launches new debt relief pilot program
The Administrative Debt Relief Pilot Program is Lori Lightfoot's way of providing help to Chicagoans in debt. While the 2023 mayoral election day is less than a month away, Lori Lightfoot has been campaigning across the city. To help Chicagoans and win the votes of residents who are still unsure who to rally behind, the Mayor introduced a new debt relief pilot program.
Who's running for Mayor of Chicago?
Here's a list of candidates who aim to take Lori Lightfoot's spot. The filing deadline to run for Mayor of Chicago is Nov. 28, and there's no telling how many more candidates will make their presence known. So far, 14 people are running against Mayor Lightfoot, including an activist, alderman, and retired Chicago police officer.