City Treasurer Kurt Summers considering mayoral run
Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers has decided not to run for governor and will endorse J.B. Pritzker instead. | Andrea Salcedo/Sun-Times
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City Treasurer Kurt Summers has launched a website for would be voters to weigh in on his potential mayoral bid.
A spokesperson for Summers called the site “[Summers’] version of an exploratory committee.”
“He’s at a point right now where he’s listening to people so he can make an informed decision,” the spokesperson said. “He wants to hear from all people.”
Summers is a former chief of staff to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. He is also a former senior vice president at GCM Grosvenor, the financial firm run by Michael Sacks, a top donor to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Preckwinkle is eyeing her own bid for mayor among others.
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September 10, 2018 at 01:20PM