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Data: Increased Young Voter Turnout Played Key Role in Johnson’s Win
Young voters helped Brandon Johnson win the Chicago mayor's race, according to an analysis of Board of Elections data. The 25-to-34 age group had 17,000 more voters in the runoff than in the general election.
Johnson Overcomes the Odds to Upset Vallas and Win Chicago Mayoral Election
After trailing early on Tuesday night, Brandon Johnson rallied to upset frontrunner Paul Vallas in the Chicago mayor's race.
Expert: Voter Turnout Expected to Remain Low in Municipal Election
Dick Simpson, professor emeritus in political science at UIC and a former Chicago alderman, said voter turnout for the Feb. 28 municipal election is expected to remain low.
UIC Faculty Strike Ends as Sides Agree on Contract
The UIC faculty and administration are working out final details on a contract that took nine months to negotiate. Classes could resume this week.
COVID-19 in Illinois: State Ranks 6th in Vaccinations Given
Data: 62.7% of Chicago’s population has been fully vaccinated as of Dec. 9, 3.5 percentage points higher than the fully-vaccinated state population.