Pranathi Posa

News Editor


Lightfoot Beats Preckwinkle by Wide Margin to be First UChicago Alum, Black Woman as Mayor

After a surprising rise in a crowded mayoral field, Lightfoot promises accountability to Chicagoans.


April 2, 2019

Newly Reelected Sophia King Looks Ahead to Next Four Years

King talked her mental health task force, supporting aldermanic prerogative, and reforming TIF.


March 11, 2019

Preckwinkle Campaign Party

Preckwinkle's campagin party in Kenwood


Feb. 27, 2019

UChicago Alums Lightfoot and Preckwinkle Head to Historic Runoff

Bill Daley conceded around 9:40 p.m.


February 26, 2019

Preckwinkle, A Favorite for Mayor, Casts Her Vote Near Campus

Mayoral candidate and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle casts her ballot Tuesday morning in the Fourth Ward.


February 26, 2019

2019 Chicago City Elections Voting Guide

Be an informed voter on February 26, courtesy of The Maroon.



February 16, 2019

What Do Chicago's Aldermen Do?

Candidates have vowed to curb aldermanic privileges and build back trust in their wards amid a long history of corruption in City Council.


February 15, 2019

What Does the Mayor of Chicago Do?

The new mayor, with their substantial executive power, will have to face the consequences of Emanuel’s more unpopular decisions.


February 7, 2019

What Does the City Treasurer Do?

Candidates have supported establishing a public bank and legalizing marijuana, but it’s not clear those are within the scope of the treasurer’s role.


February 4, 2019

Ameya Pawar Talks Run for City Treasurer

He’s now running on creating a public bank and refinancing student loans.


November 12, 2018