Election 2015: 24th Ward candidates discuss the issues

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Left to right: Sherita Ann Harris, Roger L. Washington, Frank M. Bass, Michael Scott, Jr., Darren Tillis, Regina D. Lewis and LaDarius R. Curtis are aldermanic candidates for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

How would you grade Mayor Rahm Emanuel?

They seven candidates for 24th Ward alderman who met Thursday, Jan. 15, with the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board gave grades ranging from a D- to a B — with one “incomplete.” The candidates also discussed putting more police on the street in the ward, education and economic development.

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The interview comes ahead of the Chicago municipal election on Feb. 24.

The 24th Ward includes North Lawndale, West Garfield and South Austin.

You can hear from all who filled out a candidate questionnaire in their own words below.

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Michael Scott, Jr. is an aldermanic candidate for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

Frank M. Bass is an aldermanic candidate for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

Regina D. Lewis is an aldermanic candidate for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

Sherita Ann Harris is an aldermanic candidate for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

Roger L. Washington is an aldermanic candidate for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

LaDarius R. Curtis is an aldermanic candidate for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

Darren Tillis is an aldermanic candidate for the 24th Ward in the City of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

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