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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

Chicago Maroon

The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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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.
Hone and Yancy Talk Housing, Safety, Residency Controversy Ahead of Fifth Ward Runoff

Hone and Yancy Talk Housing, Safety, Residency Controversy Ahead of Fifth Ward Runoff

By The Maroon Staff / April 4, 2023
Tina Hone and Desmon Yancy sat down with The Maroon ahead of the runoff election for Fifth Ward alderman on April 4.
A portrait of Tina Hone

Hone “Heartbroken by the Negativity of This Race”

By Eric Fang / April 4, 2023
Hone emphasized the value of in-person canvassing for her campaign ahead of the runoff election.
Yancy Touts “Better Understanding of the Issues” Facing Fifth Ward

Yancy Touts “Better Understanding of the Issues” Facing Fifth Ward

By Peter Maheras / April 4, 2023
Fifth Ward aldermanic candidate Desmon Yancy emphasized including the community in policymaking as central to his campaign ahead of the runoff election against Tina Hone on April 4.
Yancy, Hone Advance to Fifth Ward Runoff as Lightfoot Loses Mayoral Race

Yancy, Hone Advance to Fifth Ward Runoff as Lightfoot Loses Mayoral Race

By Michael McClure / March 1, 2023
Jeanette Taylor was reelected 20th Ward alderman. Runoff elections for mayor, Fourth Ward alderman, and Fifth Ward alderman will take place April 4.
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