Elections

Chicago Mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot addresses the crowd at her election night party as she leads in the polls, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Chicago. Lightfoot, a federal prosecutor running as an outsider, advanced Tuesday to a runoff for Chicago mayor, a transitional election for a lakefront metropolis still struggling to shed its reputation for corruption, police brutality and street violence. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 12:12 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A former federal prosecutor and a county board leader will face each other in a runoff to become Chicago's first black female mayor after leading a large field Tuesday that included a member of the Daley family that has dominated the city's politics for much of the last six decades...
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Conyears-Ervin and Pawar
Melissa Conyears-Ervin and Ameya Pawar
February 26, 2019 - 7:06 pm
State Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin and 47th Ward Ald. Ameya Pawar will be squaring off in the April 2 elections after their deadheat race Tuesday night to replace outgoing treasurer Kurt Summers.
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Amara Enyia at a news conference/ WBBM Newsradio
Craig Dellimore
February 19, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Amara Enyia brought a new campaign poster to Chicago City Hall, featuring vintage-looking portraits of a quartet of her rivals under a bigger picture of federally charged Ald. Edward Burke, who has relationships with all of them.
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