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Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia stops in LA for Chicago mayoral campaign cash

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Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia waves while walking during the St. Patrick's Day parade in Chicago, Saturday, March 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

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Voters in Chicago are gearing up to elect a mayor on April 7. 

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is vying to replace the city's current mayor, Rahm Emmanuel. But before he can do that, he had to stop in L.A. to raise some campaign cash.

WBEZ reporter Lauren Chooljian has been covering the election, and she explains why Chuy stopped in L.A.