“This kind of opportunity comes once in a generation in Chicago, so I think anybody in public office would take a serious look at it,” said Ald. Joe Moore (49th). “I’m doing that right now. ...It’s a great opportunity to move the city to be more transparent and operate in a more democratic way.”
Moore has clashed with Daley on more occasions than most aldermen and would be a tempting candidate for the city’s labor unions, which can deliver vital organizational support in an election. Like Tunney, he’s been a strong supporter of LGBT rights. Read more at Now in Gay Chicago.