February ballot still not finalized

It will be January before West Side residents know who they can vote for in the 28th, 29th and 37th Ward races. A record number of candidate objections has delayed the work of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.

Can a minister also be mayor?

Some aldermen don’t think so, but several local ministers say it shouldn’t be an issue for the Rev. James Meeks, who wants to succeed Mayor Richard Daley.