Everyone loves a horse race, and the political handicappers are starting to jump in. Read Dick Simpson's take on the "revolutionary change" that will come next year (from Chicago Journal):
Next year, the Chicago City Council will be different. Jerry Morrison, Executive Director of Service Employees International Union (SEIU), foresees a turnover of 15-20 aldermen, the largest in modern political history. New aldermen with different bases of political support will create a new council.