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Local state Rep. Kam Buckner running for mayor | Politics
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Local state Rep. Kam Buckner running for mayor | Politics

State Rep. Kambium “Kam” Buckner (D-26th) is running for mayor to unseat Mayor Lori Lightfoot from City Hall in 2023. "I'm a son of Chicago. I was born and raised in the city. The city is extremely important to me. It's given me everything that I have, and I understand the difficulties that I face," he said in an interview. "But I'm also raising my son in Chicago, and I understand the opportunities that we have to make Chicago the city that she deserves to be."We have spent so much time recently fighting with each other, and we've not spent enough time fighting for our city, and I think we need visionary, transformative leadership to actually do that work." ...