The Vote Equity Project collected over 250 reform ideas submitted by Chicagoans.

 

Residents from every ward collectively cast 52,000 votes on their top priorities.

These were the top-voted reforms in health.

- Health -

1. Build hospitals and community health centers on south and west sides, and work toward a universal system of care the covers all people.

2. Reopen the public Mental Health Clinics closed in 2011 and invest $25 million more in mental health services.

3. Create green jobs for Black and Brown communities including the immediate remediation of lead contamination in Chicago's water supply.

4. Create and implement a plan to replace or repair the infrastructure that is adding lead to the drinking water in our homes and our schools.

5. Invest in communities to fix food deserts in middle and lower income neighborhoods.

 

1. Build hospitals and community health centers on south and west sides

and work toward a universal system of care that covers all people.

amara enyia
YES
bob fioretti
YES
lashawn ford
YES
lori lightfoot
YES
susana mendoza
YES
toni preckwinkle
YES
paul vallas
YES
other candidates
no response
 

2. Reopen the public Mental Health Clinics closed in 2011 and invest $25 million more in mental health services.

amara enyia
YES
bob fioretti
YES
lashawn ford
YES
lori lightfoot
YES
susana mendoza
no
toni preckwinkle
YES
paul vallas
YES
other candidates
no response
 

3. Create green jobs in Black and Brown communities

including the immediate remediation of lead contamination in Chicago's water supply.

amara enyia
YES
bob fioretti
YES
lashawn ford
YES
lori lightfoot
YES
susana mendoza
YES
toni preckwinkle
YES
paul vallas
YES
other candidates
no response
 

4. Create and implement a plan to replace or repair the infrastructure that is adding lead to the drinking water in our homes and our schools.

amara enyia
YES
bob fioretti
YES
lashawn ford
YES
lori lightfoot
YES
susana mendoza
YES
toni preckwinkle
YES
paul vallas
YES
other candidates
no response
 

5. Invest in communities to fix food deserts

including in middle and lower income neighborhoods.

amara enyia
YES
bob fioretti
YES
lashawn ford
YES
lori lightfoot
YES
susana mendoza
YES
toni preckwinkle
YES
paul vallas
YES
other candidates
no response

Aldermanic candidates responses 

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