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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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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 4, 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.
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.
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: Fourth Ward Alderman

Who’s Running for Fourth Ward Alderman?

By Neive Rodriguez / February 22, 2023
The Maroon profiles the candidates running for Fourth Ward alderman in the 2023 Chicago municipal elections.
A portrait of Prentice Butler

Interview: Prentice Butler, Fourth Ward Aldermanic Candidate

By Anu Vashist / February 22, 2023
Butler, the chief of staff for current alderman Sophia King and a UChicago alum, is focusing his campaign on public safety, government transparency, economic equity, and education quality.
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