Al Jazeera Article Rating

US progressives galvanised by victory in Chicago mayoral race

Apr 06, 2023 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    -54% Very Liberal

  • Reliability

    65% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -66% Very Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    -26% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

58% : He advocated for criminal justice reform, including increased police accountability and greater investment in community and mental health services.
57% : They probably don't want to discard policing entirely but there seems to be an appetite for things like a greater emphasis on providing social services and less reliance on incarceration."
55% : In response to an email inquiry from Al Jazeera, the group 48th Ward Neighbors for Justice said they had been drawn to Johnson for his progressive stance on issues such as housing, mental health services and funding for public schools.
49% : Ameshia Cross, a Democratic strategist in Chicago, also supported Johnson over Vallas in part because of the latter's history of promoting charter schools.
45% : "It's a testament to how far we've come in building a multi-racial, working-class coalition."Once seen as a long-shot candidate, the progressive Johnson advanced to a run-off election against Paul Vallas, a conservative Democrat who pushed an aggressive message on crime and touted the endorsement of law enforcement groups.
43% :Aaron Gottlieb, an assistant professor who researches criminal justice at the University of Chicago, told Al Jazeera that voters do not always buy the idea that embracing reform means sacrificing public safety.
39% : He observed that Tuesday's results vindicated Johnson's embrace of progressive stances on issues like education and criminal justice.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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