What Are Others Saying?

There are endorsements, and then there are endorsements– the kind that come from people and organizations with a deep understanding of Chicago, its problems, and its politics. This is the kind of insight that you can’t get from “nobodys” or national figures who give Chicago only a passing concern at most.

Jim Franczek, the city’s labor negotiator, is one of the many people who work behind the scenes to keep the city government moving. If there’s anyone that can speak from a position of authority on how Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will handle labor negotiations, it’s him:

The Chicago Tribune is the larger of the city’s two main newspapers, and the only one that makes political endorsements.