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Chicago Elections 2011

The Biggest Upset of the Chicago Elections

Kyle Hillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Ameya Pawar will become the first Indian-American to become a Chicago alderman, having been outmanned, outspent, and running against the incumbent alderman's handpicked successor.

Round-Up Of Municipal Election Results

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The results from Tuesday's municipal elections in Chicago are in. Some of them are starkly clear; others won't be determined for another six weeks. ...

Obama Congratulates Rahm On Victory

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Congratulations have gone out from the White House to Chicago's mayor-elect. President Barack Obama has sent his good wishes to Ra...

Rapper Rhymefest In Runoff For Chicago City Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Grammy-award winning rapper Che "Rhymefest" Smith has made it into a runoff race for a Chicago City Council seat. With all precincts ...

PHOTOS: Celebrations And Concessions In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of...

Candidates Predict A Runoff With Rahm

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel's main rivals in the race to succeed Chicago Mayor Richard Daley spent Monday doing som...

Chicago Election Live Blog: The Word Of The Day Is 'Runoff'

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of...

White House Aides In Chicago Knocking On Doors For Rahm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tuesday is election day in Chicago, and there was no rest for the mayoral candidates over the weekend. Though former White House Chief of Staff Rahm E...

WATCH: Rahm Defends Skipping Mayoral Forums, Says He's Been To 30 Grocery Stores

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the clear frontrunner in the race for Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel has been hammered on a variety of issues by all of his opponents. He's been cal...

GAME DAY POLITICS: Rahm Buys Ad Spot During Bears-Packers Game

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The financial reports show Rahm Emanuel raised far more campaign money than all his opponents in the race for Chicago mayor combined. ...