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 revenue.

- Revenue -

1. Distribute all citywide TIF revenue equitably to neighborhoods based on factors like area unemployment, income, and past investment.

2. End tax breaks and subsidies for wealthy corporations like Amazon and private development projects like Lincoln Yards

3. Create an income tax for Chicago residents with incomes over $1 million/yr (millionaire's tax), to fund community investment.

4. Implement a progressive income tax to proportionately tax people in different income brackets.

5. Fix the broken property tax system and raise revenue from previously under-taxed downtown commercial and luxury real estate.

 

1. Distribute all citywide TIF revenue equitably to neighborhoods based on factors like area unemployment, income, and past investment.

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

2. End tax breaks and subsidies for wealthy corporations like Amazon and private development projects like Lincoln Yards.

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

3. Create an income tax for Chicago residents with incomes over $1 million/yr (millionaire's tax), to fund community investment.

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

4. Implement a progressive income tax to proportionately tax people in different income brackets.

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

5. Fix the broken property tax system and raise revenue from previously under-taxed downtown commercial and luxury real estate.

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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