|Text on Button||Elect Bilandic Mayor|
Red border, with a blue background and white text.
|Curl Text||union bug|
|Year / Decade Made|
Michael Bilandic was appointed acting Mayor of Chicago in 1976 after Richard Daley passed away during his term. Despite promising not to run for the special 1977 election, Bilandic ran a popular campaign and was elected easily. His term ended in 1979, and he was not re-elected, however, he later went on to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court. This button was part of the 1977 campaign.