chicagopublic schoolFormer CPS executive Paul Vallas and current Cook County commissioner Brandon Johnson will run for mayor of Chicago on April 4. A new poll shows that Vallas has an approval rate of 44.9%, while Johnson has an approval rate of 39.1%. Support rates for both are declining, and there are still 16% of voters who have not decided which candidate to vote for, making the election an increasingly tense situation.
It was announced on 12thvoteReleased by Victory Research, 806 voters were interviewed. A similar poll released a week earlier showed Varus at 43.52% and Johnson at 32.47%, with 24.01% of voters saying they were undecided.
The new poll noted that 18% of respondents said they may change their mind before the April 4 election, meaning a third of voters may still not have a final decision on which candidate to choose. Have to choose.
Chicago voters living along the shores of Lake Michigan support Wallace and Johnson 44% to 41%, according to the report’s data. The district is usually a major constituency in mayoral elections. Latin America could also play an important role in the election. In this regard, Wallace and Johnson received 39.9% and 38.3% support, respectively, and the difference is also very small.
The Valas team, which focuses on law and order, is currently strengthening the promotion of Varas’ views on education issues. Wallace, who was once in charge of the city’s public school system with more than 300,000 students, said, “Unless we have high-quality public schools, we’re going to deal with the root causes of crime, the root causes of social chaos, the root causes of poverty.” Can’t address the reasons.”
Joyce Keener, a retired Whitney Young Magnet High School principal who supports Wallace, said that when she became principal of the school in 1995, Wallace also took over as chief executive of the Chicago public school system. That said, Wallace’s decisiveness has successfully carried CPS forward.
Johnson, who was a teacher in Chicago public schools, was endorsed by Cook County Executive Tony Preckwinkle, who said Johnson would bring greater transparency and fairness to public safety, and help the county eliminate its massive medical debt. .
Entrepreneur Willie Wilson, who lost the mayoral election in Chicago on February 28, has publicly expressed his support for Varus.
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