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Lori Lightfoot helps rebuild trust during mayoral race

Lori Lightfoot helps rebuild trust during mayoral race

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor February 11, 2019

In a crowded political race, it can often be difficult for voters to feel like they have an effective understanding of each candidate. With long-winded speeches and dense jargon, it’s sometimes tricky...

Bill Daley joins race to become Chicago’s next mayor

Bill Daley joins race to become Chicago’s next mayor

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor September 24, 2018

Bill Daley announced his decision to run for mayor of Chicago, continuing a Daley family dynasty in the city. Daley is the son of Richard J. Daley and the brother of Richard M. Daley, who remain Chicago’s...

Mayoral race heats up after Emanuel’s decision not to run

Carina Smith, News Editor September 10, 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel made an abrupt announcement on Sept. 4 that he would not be seeking re-election in the upcoming mayoral election. Emanuel, who has already served two terms, didn’t give a reason for...

Garcias grassroots efforts gain enough votes for mayoral runoff

Garcia’s grassroots efforts gain enough votes for mayoral runoff

Megan Deppen February 25, 2015

A diverse crowd hailed the grassroots effort that they said helped Garcia rein in 33.9 percent of the vote for a runoff against incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tuesday night in Chicago's mayoral election. The...

Mayor Emanuel unable to capture majority, faces runoff

Mayor Emanuel unable to capture majority, faces runoff

Brenden Moore February 24, 2015

  Mayor Rahm Emanuel is headed to an April 7 runoff with Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia after failing to get the 50 percent plus one needed to win tonight. With most precincts reporting,...

LIVE BLOG: Chicago Election 2015

LIVE BLOG: Chicago Election 2015

DePaulia Staff February 24, 2015

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