Chicago Mayoral Election 2019: Who's in the race for mayor? Meet the Candidates

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago mayoral election race has narrowed from 14 candidates to two: Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle. See their one-on-one interviews with ABC7's Craig Wall and get important voter information before the 2019 election.

The run-off mayoral election between Lightfoot and Preckwinkle will be held Tuesday, April 2. The Chicago Board of Elections issued a proclamation to open early voting in wards and vote by mail early, on Thursday, March 14. The board said due to a calendar fluke the 2019 run-off season is seven days shorter than in 2015, and so they are opening early voting earlier to help offset the difference.

Voter registration services were available at every early voting site, including the Loop Super Site at 175 West Washington Street.

Click here to locate your polling place, verify your voter registration, obtain a sample ballot or check the status of your vote by mail application.

Click here for the Chicago Board of Elections voter resources.

The 2019 municipal election had the most mayoral candidates in Chicago history (14 in all). ABC7 Eyewitness News sat down with them in the weeks leading up to the election.

Meet the Candidates for Chicago Mayor

Lori Lightfoot
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Here's a closer look at Chicago mayoral candidate former Assistant U.S. Attorney Lori Lightfoot's campaign promises.


Toni Preckwinkle
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Here's a closer look at Chicago mayoral candidate Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's campaign promises.

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