Over 15,000 supporters gather for Johnson's inaugural ball
CHICAGO - Mayor Brandon Johnson’s inaugural ball, titled the People’s Ball, brought folks together from all walks of life Monday night.
More than 15,000 supporters were inside the UIC Forum entertained by a live band and open bar.
Refreshments were also served, courtesy of multiple minority-owned businesses in the city.
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Folks began filing in at 6 p.m., and the room was completely packed.
FOX 32 spoke to a few of Johnson’s supporters about his success.
Mark Wallace said Johnson reminded him a lot of Mayor Harold Washington and his push to unify the city.
Grammy Award-winning artist Common was the special guest performer.