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Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

<center><i>On Tuesday, Alderman Ameya Pawar announced Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman as his running mate for Illinois' gubernatorial election. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)</i></center>

Benjamin Conboy

August 17, 2017

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home district of Ravenswood to a full crowd at the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center. Read More &...

Ald. Pawar casts himself as outsider in governor’s race

Ald. Ameya Pawar speaks to the DePaul Democrats at their weekly meeting. (Brenden Moore/The DePaulia)

Brenden Moore

February 27, 2017

Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th Ward) brought his start-up gubernatorial campaign to DePaul last Tuesday night, making a progressive case for the merit of government while jabbing at Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wealthy Democratic primary rivals. Pawar, who represents the Lincoln Square, North Center and R...

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