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Chicago’s 2019 Mayoral Race Docuseries In Works By Common, Ample Entertainment & Rebecca Halpern

Chicago’s 2019 Mayoral Race Docuseries In Works By Common, Ample Entertainment & Rebecca Halpern

Oscar and Grammy-winning actor, artist, activist and Chicago native Common and his Freedom Road Productions is teaming with Ample Entertainment and Rebecca Halpern Productions on a political docuseries set around the upcoming 2019 Chicago Mayoral race. The companies will begin pitching the project to premium cable networks and streaming platforms this week.

On February 26, 2019, Chicagoans could make history by electing their first black female mayor, their first openly gay mayor, or their first Latino mayor. The 21 candidates running for the city’s top job make up the largest, most diverse pool of hopefuls Chicago has ever seen.

Chicago/2019 is the real-time documentary television series that follows these candidates as they fight for votes in the most cutthroat arena in local politics. A city’s mayoral race doesn’t usually make national headlines, but Chicago isn’t just any city – it’s a political powerhouse, and

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