Idhealt – Chicago mayoral elections are held every four years, with the last one taking place in 2019. The mayor of Chicago is the chief executive officer of the city and serves as the head of the city government. The mayor is responsible for managing the city’s budget, appointing officials to various positions, and overseeing the city’s various departments.
The mayoral election in Chicago is a nonpartisan election, meaning that candidates do not run as members of a political party. Instead, candidates can run as independents or under the banner of a particular political organization.
Chicago is the third-largest city in the United States, and its mayor is the city’s chief executive officer. The mayoral election in Chicago takes place every four years. In the most recent election held in 2019, there were 14 candidates on the ballot, including incumbent mayor Rahm Emanuel, who chose not to run for re-election.
The election was won by Lori Lightfoot, who became the first African American woman and openly gay person to be elected as Chicago’s mayor. Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in the runoff election and took office on May 20, 2019.