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When asking around, I heard these three candidates are some potential good bike-friendly options:

Mendoza

Lightfoot

Eniya

Let's use this thread to discuss, bring in articles, quotations, and proof of bike-savviness. Cool?

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hahaha. on a side note, in the DC area, the sun is shining and the temperature hit 70. Nothing is going to get me down. :-)

I think your concerns are well founded. I'm seeing a distinct lack of acknowledgment from Lori that crime is a symptom of poverty. Throwing more money at the CPD is not the optimum solution IMO.

Lori Lightfoot commits to  a community engagement process for police training and facilities:

https://lightfootforchicago.com/lori-lightfoot-commits-to-community...

From the Sun-Times 3-12-19:

And your point being??

The acoustics in these chambers is fascinating.

Yes,  hello!  . . .Yes, he did! 

Black Chicago Has To Stop Chasing The Ghost Of Harold Washington

The spirit of Harold Washington won’t save Chicago.

https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-blogs/black-chicago-has-to-stop-cha...

From the article,

"If we want to honor (the spirit of) Harold Washington, let's look at how he legislated and governed. Take heed of those lessons."

The Sun Times' prior endorsement of Lightfoot remains,

https://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/lori-lightfoot-chicago-mayor-e...

and is now joined by the Chicago Tribune.  Both the major papers are endorsing Lightfoot:

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-lori...

Union labor views things a little differently, although the plumbers' union and fire fighters supported Lightfoot:

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/toni-preckwinkle-adds-teamsters-j...

Look closely...

Prekwinkle is endorsed by the public sector unions.  Lightfoot is endorsed by the private sector unions. 

How does Prekwinkle get an endorsement from the unions that represent the city and state-employed union workers?

I dunno — although former Governors Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner could probably break this down for you as they perfected the art of demonizing public sector unions.

Here's a pic of my pal Jimm riding his bike trailer for Lori Today.

#TeamLightfoot

https://mobile.twitter.com/LightfootForChi/status/1106989025334837250

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