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Susana Mendoza strives to help underrepresented communities

Susana Mendoza strives to help underrepresented communities

Mikayla Price, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2019

Susana Mendoza’s political career is already historical, and becoming mayor would just add to her list of firsts as a Hispanic woman. With a total of 14 candidates who made it to the ballot, there has been quite the competition, with Mendoza as one of the leading candidates. If elected, she will...

Mendoza beats Munger in comptroller’s race

Mendoza beats Munger in comptroller’s race

Jackson Danbeck

November 9, 2016

Susana Mendoza won the hotly-contested election for state comptroller Tuesday night, making her the first Hispanic in the Democratic Party to run for a statewide office and putting her in a position to check Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. Fans, family and friends waited for hours as they watched the tally...

Comptroller’s race heats up as Munger cashes in

Comptroller’s race heats up as Munger cashes in

Brenden Moore

October 6, 2016

The special election for Illinois comptroller is finally heating up as incumbent Leslie Munger (R), recently awash in cash from allies of Gov. Bruce Rauner, floods the airwaves with ads introducing herself to Illinois voters. The 30-second ad highlights Munger’s “No Budget, No Pay” propo...

Mendoza makes case in comptroller’s race

Mendoza makes case in comptroller’s race

Brenden Moore

September 19, 2016

The wearied late-August sun beat down relentlessly and unimpeded, almost like a last gasp of summer before the dog days turn into school days. Despite a pristine scene along the nation’s Third Coast in Rogers Park, a lake breeze is unnoticeable. Read More »...

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