Chicago, Why Are You So Lame?

April 2015 Turnout-unofficialApril 7 was a very disappointing day in Chicago’s civic life. OK, I did not agree with the results of the election for mayor and there were SOME encouraging signs of progressive independence in aldermanic races. BUT – overall ONLY a 39% turnout? 47 wards had turnout less than 50%. 27 had less than 40% and 3 had less than 30%.

What is it going to take to get people to vote in Chicago?

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