In an interview with AustinTalks, the politician says he’s not sure he’s out of the running to be the Chicago Coalition for Mayor’s consensus candidate. He and 10 others interviewed with the coalition earlier this month to win support for their campaigns to succeed Mayor Daley.
The Chicago Coalition for Mayor is expected to meet privately later this week to discuss which candidate will win its endorsement. About a dozen black politicians and other community leaders are seeking the coalition’s support in their bid to replace Mayor Richard Daley.
The Chicago Coalition for Mayor says it will announce Tuesday which candidate it plans to back for mayor. Several black candidates seeking to replace retiring Mayor Richard Daley spoke at a forum Saturday held at Bethel AME Church on Chicago’s South Side, while white and Hispanic candidate weren’t allowed to make their pitches.