Newsviews: Chicago mayoral candidates Willie Wilson and La Shawn Ford

When Chicago voters go to the polls next month to select the city's next mayor, they will have more than a dozen candidates to choose from. Newsviews is talking to those candidates in the weeks leading up to the election.
La Shawn Ford and Willie Wilson sat down with Newsviews this week.

This is businessman and philanthropist Willie Wilson's second run for mayor. He challenged Rahm Emanuel in 2015. He's been a McDonald's franchise owner, hosts a gospel music program and founded a medical supply company.

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ABC7's Terrell Brown sat down with Chicago mayoral candidates Willie Wilson and La Shawn Ford ahead of next month's election.



La Shawn Ford is an Illinois State Representative and real estate broker. He's spent six years teaching social studies in the Chicago Public Schools. Ford has said that the city can "move forward, grow and prosper only when all of Chicago is doing well."

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