The three candidates running for alderman – Zerlina Smith, Chris Taliaferro and Dwayne Truss – will answer questions at the nonpartisan event, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5th at Michele Clark High School. The South Central Neighbors Association, Chicago Westside Branch of the NAACP and Austin Coming Together are co-sponsors.
Check with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to see if you’re already registered; voters will be picking their political party’s nominees for president, Congress, the Illinois Legislature and other offices.
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.