Pranathi Posa

CONTRIBUTIONS

How Hyde Park Voted

We broke down how the neighborhood voted in Chicago's historic runoff election.

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April 14, 2019

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.

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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.

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March 11, 2019

Preckwinkle Campaign Party

Preckwinkle's campagin party in Kenwood

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Feb. 27, 2019

UChicago Alums Lightfoot and Preckwinkle Head to Historic Runoff

Bill Daley conceded around 9:40 p.m.

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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.

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February 26, 2019

2019 Chicago City Elections Voting Guide

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

FEATURE

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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.

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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.

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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.

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February 4, 2019