Major mayoral candidates hit the campaign trail

January 22, 2011 4:20:10 PM PST
Now one month away from Election Day, the four major Chicago mayoral candidates were busy visiting with voters on Saturday.

Rahm Emanuel and his volunteers are canvassing all of the city's 50 wards.

Emanuel rallied supporters in Hyde Park on the South Side Saturday morning.

Emanuel's campaign says it's hoping to talk to 22,000 Chicagoans Saturday in person or over the phone.

Gery Chico did some campaigning over coffee Saturday.

He visited a Starbucks in the 7100-block of South Stony Island.

He talked about the importance of sports in schools.

On Saturday night, Chico will attend the Simeon-Morgan Park High School basketball game.

Miguel del Valle picked up two new endorsements Saturday.

State representative Robyn Gabel and labor lawyer, author, and former congressional candidate Tom Geoghegan tossed their support to del Valle. They all appeared in Andersonville at the Swedish American Museum.

Carol Moseley Braun opened up a new campaign office at 4711 N. Broadway in the Uptown neighborhood.

She unveiled several initiatives that she says would make Chicago the most entrepreneur-friendly city in the nation.

The election in Tuesday, February 22.

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