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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


Filed under News

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 to discover the essence of each candidate. For Chicago mayor hopeful Lori Lightfoot, however, the...

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


Filed under News

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 two longest-serving mayors, 21 and 22 years, respectively. “Daley’s last name, by itself,...

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

Carina Smith, News Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under News

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 his decision to not run, but his controversial time in office already had a number of opponents scram...

Garcia’s grassroots efforts gain enough votes for mayoral runoff

Garcia’s grassroots efforts gain enough votes for mayoral runoff

Megan Deppen

February 25, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

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 results, announced shortly after 9 p.m. fulfilled the hopes of Garcia supporters who hoped for the April 7...

Mayor Emanuel unable to capture majority, faces runoff

Mayor Emanuel unable to capture majority, faces runoff

Brenden Moore

February 24, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

  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, Emanuel has about 45 percent of the vote — well ahead of Garcia who took 34 percent — while other challengers Bob Fioretti, Willie Wilson and William ‘Dock’ Walls split the res...

LIVE BLOG: Chicago Election 2015

LIVE BLOG: Chicago Election 2015

DePaulia Staff

February 24, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

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