Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn won’t run for mayor of Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) — Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced Thursday he will not be running for mayor of Chicago.

“I am going to spend the next year and more putting issues on the city ballot of Chicago,” Quinn said. “Very disappointed that the city has not voted on important issues been petitioned for.”

Quinn said he was thankful for those that circulated and signed petitions for him to run.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot kicks off campaign for 2nd term as list of candidates continues to grow

Candidates that are challenging Mayor Lori Lightfoot include Congressman Chuy Garcia, Aldermen Ray Lopez, Sophia King and Roderick Sawyer, businessman Willie Wilson, State Representative Kam Buckner, Paul Vallas and Ja’Mal Green.

Starting next Monday, candidates can begin turning in their petitions, where 12,500 valid signatures are required, so candidates typically gather triple that.

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November 17, 2022 at 01:53PM

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