04.03.2019

Lori Lightfoot becomes Chicago's first African-American female mayor

Lori Lightfoot becomes Chicago's first African-American female mayor Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune

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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