Is Emanuel already sending a message to Dart?
NBC poll has Sheriff Tom Dart crushing Emanuel by 31 points in hypothetical matchup.. However, numerous sources claim Emanuel has a bombshell report that may scare Dart off from running entirely.. Source claims a top ranking aide to Emanuel told a local reporter that Sheriff Tom Dart allegedly covered up a sexual assault by his former Chief of Staff on a black female Sheriff employee.. Despite these salacious rumors it appears Sheriff Tom Dart is poised to be a top contender in the 2019 Chicago Mayoral election.
In a series of hypothetical match-ups, the poll showed potential 2019 mayoral candidate and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart besting Emanuel by a nearly two-to-one margin, 61 percent to 31 percent, if the election were held today. According to the poll, Emanuel was also beat out by 2015 mayoral challenger and Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia by a margin of 51 percent to 36 percent. Additionally, Emanuel barely beat out potential 2019 challenger and Ald. Roderick Sawyer by a margin of 39 percent to 37 percent.