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Politics and Elections

Karen Lewis: I could have won

Garcia on sound mayoral leadership: ‘It's about how you engage people’

Wilson 'retracts' Garcia endorsement, vows to consult supporters first

Billionaire Ken Griffin maxes out with RNC donation

Will Preckwinkle throw Garcia a lifeline? It's a waiting game

15 steps that led to a cautionary tale and not just for Rahm Emanuel

If elected mayor, what would Chuy do?

Emanuel hurt by flagging black support, low turnout

The ABCs of avoiding questions on the the mayoral runoff campaign trail

Emanuel money does not guarantee incumbent aldermen victory

Despite vastly outspending Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and the other mayoral candidates before Tuesday’s election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was unable to avoid an April 7 runoff. The mayor is not the only well-funded Chicago elected official who faces six more weeks of campaigning. Twelve of the 31 alderman who were supported by the mayor’s super PAC were forced into runoffs as well, and one lost outright.