Lori Lightfoot Elected Chicago Mayor, Making Her The First African-American Woman To Lead The City

Navy Pier and Chicago skyline on June 21, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Navy Pier - Chicagos number one tourist attraction.
Navy Pier and Chicago skyline on June 21, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Navy Pier - Chicagos number one tourist attraction.

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The Chicago Tribune reports that Lori Lightfoot won a resounding victory Tuesday night to become both the first African-American woman and openly gay person elected mayor of Chicago, dealing a stinging defeat to a political establishment that has reigned over City Hall for decades.

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