The Crucible of Crime in Chicago

Dr. Munr Kazmir
5 min readMar 26, 2023

Tuesday, Chicagoans will choose between two visions of the city’s future: Progressive criminal justice reform or tough on crime?

Photo by Filip Luchianenco on Unsplash.

When Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lost this year’s primary election, it was a historic milestone for the Windy City. Rarely has an incumbent Chicago Mayor been forced out of a second term by voters and members of their own party.