Chicago (WLS) — competition for mayor of chicago The attack has intensified in the new year as more candidates have started placing advertisements on the airwaves.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot launched her first attack in the re-election race with an animated ad targeting Congressman Chui Garcia on multiple fronts.
“What do we really know about Chuy Garcia?
“She’s now switching to the most effective campaign advertising, negative advertising,” said Laura Washington, a political analyst at ABC7. , I mean Chuy Garcia.”
Garcia, who is in Washington for the House Speaker’s vote, was not available for comment. His campaign issued a statement calling Lightfoot’s ad a desperate attack, adding:
A Paul Vallas ad reads, “Crime is out of control and combative leadership is letting us down.
Vallas has released the first two TV ads that focus on public safety, the cornerstone of his campaign.
“Either you have to define yourself or your opponent is trying to define you,” said Vallas. “In addition to that, we need to identify what the more serious problems are at the core, [that’s]Clearly public safety
Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson also launched the first advertisement, promoting “better for Chicago” and a “plan to make Chicago safer.”
“The city of Chicago deserves to be better and the people are following my plan to keep our communities safe and strong, our schools well funded, and indeed financial security,” Johnson said. “People believe I’m for Chicago.”
Also Wednesday, former mayoral candidate Alderman Ray Lopez Endorses Willie Wilson.
“This recognition means a lot because it shows that we bring people together,” Wilson said.
“If we can add voters from the demographic that we haven’t been successful in attracting, we can get more votes and maybe we can get into the runoff,” Washington said.
Less than two months until the election. As this campaign heats up, more ads will air. Especially as the candidate battles for his April runoff vote, more offensive ads will air.
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