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Paul Vallas calls lawsuit over mayoral campaign's text messages 'a dirty trick&#821

Jan 16, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Two Chicago men have launched a class-action lawsuit against the campaign of mayoral candidate Paul Vallas over his use of text messaging to reach voters.

But the Vallas campaign in a statement Tuesday called the lawsuit "a dirty trick" and blamed the "political machine" for the maneuver.

James Vlahakis, a consumer-rights attorney based in west suburban Lombard, filed the suit Friday in U.S District Court on behalf of Jeff Klueh and Jake Campbell, who say they never signed up to r...