The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza speaks to the City Club of Chicago on March 20, 2017

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...

Susana Mendoza celebrates her Illinois Comptroller victory with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Secretary of State Jesse White in Chicago on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (Santiago Covarrubias/Sun-Times Media via AP)

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...

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger appears in her first campaign ad, where she touts her No budget, no pay proposal. (Leslie Munger/Youtube)

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...

City Clerk Susana Mendoza, a candidate for Illinois Comptroller, campaigns in Rogers Park. (Brenden Moore/The DePaulia)

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...

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