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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he won't seek re-election
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<p>Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel greets fans at Cloud Gate for the Laver Cup 2018 Chicago Launch on March 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.</p>
Posted at 12:13 PM, Sep 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 12:19:18-04
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that he won't seek re-election.
"As much as I love this job and will always love this city and its residents, I've decided not to seek re-election," he said in an announcement Tuesday.
He added, "Now with our three children in college, Amy and I have decided it's time to write another chapter together."
Emanuel has been the mayor of Chicago for over seven years.
The next election is in February 2019.
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