Chicago Teachers Force Rahm into a Runoff
|Chicago teacher Tara Stamps campaigns in the 37th Ward for a spot on the city council, and for mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Both Stamps and Garcia earned enough votes to make the April 7 runoff. Photo: Tara Stamps - See more at: http://www.labornotes.org/blogs/2015/02/chicago-teachers-force-rahm-runoff#sthash.Z3bdWj3B.dpuf|
On election night the Chicago Teachers Union and its new independent political organization didn’t knock out Mayor Rahm Emanuel—but they did take him down a notch, forcing him into a runoff with the union’s preferred candidate, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.