Introduction

Introduction

Introduction Good Government Is Good Politics View all topics for “Good Government Is Good Politics” > 1 of 2 It has been my philosophy all my life that good government is good politics. It is this philosophy I will follow as Mayor of Chicago. Whatever...
Vote for Daley

Vote for Daley

Vote for Daley Good Government Is Good Politics View all topics for “Good Government Is Good Politics” > 1 of 4 In those days, there were no advisors. Today, you go down to a political campaign. There’s a chief of staff and all of that. But it was...
Leading the Party

Leading the Party

Leading the Party Good Government Is Good Politics View all topics for “Good Government Is Good Politics” > 1 of 10 In addition to being mayor of Chicago, Richard J. Daley was also a key figure in Democratic Party politics. From 1947 on, he served as...
Kingmaker

Kingmaker

Kingmaker Good Government Is Good Politics View all topics for “Good Government Is Good Politics” > 1 of 8 Democratic candidates for office at the local, state, and even national levels sought Daley’s endorsement. 2 of 8 Everybody wanted him at...
Ward Politics

Ward Politics

Ward Politics Good Government Is Good Politics View all topics for “Good Government Is Good Politics” > 1 of 8 Chicago was divided into wards, which were represented by aldermen, and each ward was divided into smaller voting precincts. The Democratic...