- Asked by a reporter after her concession speech if she was treated unfairly because of her race and gender, Lightfoot, who is gay, replied, “I’m a black woman in America. Of course.”
- Lightfoot was elected mayor in 2019 but became the first Chicago mayor in 40 years to lose a reelection bid.
- Crime in Chicago has risen 52% since 2022 and over 100% since 2021.
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