Daley casts vote for Obama

February 5, 2008 2:26:14 PM PST
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and his wife, Maggie, cast their votes Tuesday morning at Old Saint Mary's Church on South Michigan.Daley backs Illinois Senator Barack Obama in the presidential race and said it is an exciting time to be a part of the election process.

"I think Obama is very strong. The most exciting thing is how many people he's capturing--large audiences. People are excited," said Mayor Daley.

The mayor would not predict the outcome of today's election, but he did everyone to exercise the right to vote.