The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

Brandon Johnson holding a microphone and gesturing with his left hand as Paul Vallas sits next to him

Johnson Defeats Vallas for Mayor; Yancy Wins Fifth Ward After Hone Concedes

By Richard Davis / April 5, 2023
Mayoral candidate Brandon Johnson and Fourth Ward aldermanic candidate Lamont Robinson won their respective elections on April 4. Desmon Yancy won the Fifth Ward after rival candidate Tina Hone conceded on April 10.
Digital art featuring a red ballot box labeled Vote and white and light blue papers featuring the title text on a blue background.

What You Need to Know for the 2023 Chicago Municipal Elections

By Kayla Rubenstein / February 22, 2023
On February 28, Chicagoans will vote for the mayor, city clerk, and city treasurer of Chicago, as well as members of the Chicago City Council and of the Police District Councils.
Maroon Voter Guide: 2023 Chicago Municipal Elections: Fifth Ward Alderman

Who’s Running for Fifth Ward Alderman?

By Peter Maheras / February 22, 2023
Eleven candidates are running to replace retiring alderman Leslie Hairston in Chicago’s Fifth Ward. The Maroon profiles them.
Maroon Voter Guide: 2023 Chicago Municipal Elections: 20th Ward Alderman

Who’s Running for 20th Ward Alderman?

By Sophia Kang / February 22, 2023
The race for 20th Ward alderman includes incumbent Alderman Jeanette Taylor and challengers Jennifer Maddox and Andre Smith.
A portrait of Marlene Fisher

Interview: Marlene Fisher, Fifth Ward Aldermanic Candidate

By Michael McClure / February 22, 2023
Fisher, an information technology administrator at the University, is focusing her campaign on community involvement, financial literacy, and public safety.
A portrait of Jocelyn Hare

Interview: Jocelyn Hare, Fifth Ward Aldermanic Candidate

By Justin Walgren / February 22, 2023
Hare, currently the senior assistant director of the Harris Policy Labs at UChicago, is focusing her campaign on expanding affordable housing, assisting local businesses, improving public safety, and expanding mental health services.
A portrait of Wallace Goode

Interview: Wallace Goode, Fifth Ward Aldermanic Candidate

By Eric Fang / February 22, 2023
Goode, a former associate dean of students and a former director of the University Community Service Center, is focusing his campaign on public safety, education, economic development, and tenants’ rights.
Load More Stories
Donate to Chicago Maroon
$5513
$7000
Contributed
Our Goal