Spotlight: An Insider’s Perspective on Chicago’s Upcoming Elections - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Spotlight: An Insider’s Perspective on Chicago’s Upcoming Elections

February 19, 2019, 5 to 7 p.m. CST

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Metropolitan Planning Council
140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60603

Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council & The Daily Line

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Pension crisis. Schools. Public safety. Downtown development. Neighborhood economic growth. These are just some of the critical issues that are front-and-center in our city’s hotly-contested mayoral race and municipal elections across Chicago. They are also the critical policy conversations that will drive the future of our city.

Join the Metropolitan Planning Council and The Daily Line for a conversation about the February 26th elections that goes beyond the “horse race” and instead discusses the issues impacting our city and region. City Hall and political reporters Heather Cherone, A.D. Quig, Craig Dellimore and pollster Jason McGrath will provide an in-depth look at what the candidates are saying and the impact that will have on the race and Chicago’s future.


  • Heather Cherone, Managing Editor and City Hall Reporter, The Daily Line
  • A.D. Quig, Reporter, The Daily Line
  • Craig Dellimore, Political Reporter, WBBM-AM
  • Jason McGrathVice President at GBA Strategies and Adjunct Lecturer at Harris School of Public Policy at University of Chicago

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Doors open at 5 p.m. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m., with time to mingle before and after. The cost of the event is $15, which includes snacks, wine and beer. Space is limited, so please register in advance. 

If you have any additional questions or need special accommodations, please contact us at

Event Partner

This event is presented in partnership with The Daily Line—Chicago's political news source for professionals. Since 2007, the digital media outlet has been tracking and reporting on the news and data of Chicago's aldermen and mayors. To learn more about The Daily Line, please visit

Event Sponsor

We thank MPC Board member and Housing & Community Development co-chair Matthew Brewer, Partner at Barlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP, for sponsoring this event.

Additional sponsorship opportunities for this event are available! For more information, please contact:

Janet Myers 
Vice President of Philanthropy, Metropolitan Planning Council 

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Metropolitan Planning Council 140 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, Ill. 60603
312 922 5616

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