Neal Runs For Mayor
By Wailin Wong & Shaun Hildner
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Go behind the scenes of Neal Sáles-Griffin's quest to become mayor of Chicago. Follow along as a first-time candidate navigates the byzantine world of Chicago politics, and hear from Neal's colleagues, friends, family—and Neal himself.
||CleanThe Final Sprint?||Neal's finished the first round of defending his signatures. But his ballot challenge isn't over yet. Find out what's next.||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Cesspool for Human Error||Neal filed his signatures to get on the ballot. Now he has to defend them.||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNeal Files For Mayor||Neal files his petition signatures, but he's not on the ballot quite yet.||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChance and Kanye||Neal reacts to Chance the Rapper and Kanye West endorsing a different candidate in the mayoral race.||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMidterms, Money, and Progress||Neal reflects on the midterms and shares how his strategy for gathering signatures has evolved in the last two weeks.||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSignature Moves||Neal needs 12,500 signatures to get onto the ballot. How’s he going to get there?||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInvent the Future||Neal had been hearing from different people for years that he should run for mayor. In the summer of 2017, he decided to go for it.||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS - The Van Dyke Verdict||Neal offers his thoughts on Jason Van Dyke's conviction and his role in shaping the city's future after the case.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLaunch||Neal officially launches his mayoral campaign…and it doesn't quite go as expected.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: The Rahm Bombshell||Neal sits down with Wailin and Shaun to process the surprise announcement that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will not be running for reelection.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNobody Nobody Sent||Welcome to our first episode! Neal Sáles-Griffin is running for mayor of Chicago and he's letting us follow him around.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNeal Runs For Mayor - Teaser||Coming soon: A new podcast that follows the mayoral campaign of lifelong Chicagoan Neal Sáles-Griffin. You'll hear from his friends and family—as well as Neal himself—through the ups and downs of running for office as a first-time candidate. Subscr||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|