Neal Runs For Mayor show

Neal Runs For Mayor

Summary: 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.

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  • Artist: Wailin Wong & Shaun Hildner
  • Copyright: © 2019 Wailin Wong & Shaun Hildner


 The Sky Would Have To Open Up | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:19:27

Neal has one last hearing at the board of elections to see if he'll get on the ballot. Where does he stand?

 The Final Sprint? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:13

Neal's finished the first round of defending his signatures. But his ballot challenge isn't over yet. Find out what's next.

 A Cesspool for Human Error | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:18

Neal filed his signatures to get on the ballot. Now he has to defend them.

 Neal Files For Mayor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:27:41

Neal files his petition signatures, but he's not on the ballot quite yet.

 Chance and Kanye | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:10:23

Neal reacts to Chance the Rapper and Kanye West endorsing a different candidate in the mayoral race.

 Midterms, Money, and Progress | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30:20

Neal reflects on the midterms and shares how his strategy for gathering signatures has evolved in the last two weeks.

 Signature Moves | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:53

Neal needs 12,500 signatures to get onto the ballot. How’s he going to get there?

 Invent the Future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:24

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.

 BONUS - The Van Dyke Verdict | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:47

Neal offers his thoughts on Jason Van Dyke's conviction and his role in shaping the city's future after the case.

 Launch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:28:31

Neal officially launches his mayoral campaign…and it doesn't quite go as expected.

 BONUS: The Rahm Bombshell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:16:57

Neal sits down with Wailin and Shaun to process the surprise announcement that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will not be running for reelection.

 Nobody Nobody Sent | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:33

Welcome to our first episode! Neal Sáles-Griffin is running for mayor of Chicago and he's letting us follow him around.

 Neal Runs For Mayor - Teaser | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:06

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. Subscribe now so you'll get the episode as soon as we launch!


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