Mayoral elections

In this April 21, 2014 photo, Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar speaks at the State of Illinois building in Chicago. Claar has been mayor of Bolingbrook for more than three decades, but faces a spirited challenge from union organizer, Jackie Traynere in the Tuesday April 4, 2017 election. (Brian Jackson /Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 2:20 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Voters in a municipal election in suburban Chicago are deciding the fate of a longtime mayor who aligned himself with President Donald Trump. Roger Claar (KLAIR) has been mayor of Bolingbrook for more than three decades but faces a spirited challenge Tuesday from union organizer...
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In this March 30, 2017 photo, Jackie Traynere, Democratic candidate for Bolingbrook mayor, poses in her office in Bolingbrook, Ill. The current mayor, Republican Roger Claar has been mayor of Bolingbrook for more than three decades, but faces a spirited challenge from union organizer, Traynere in the Tuesday, April 4, 2017 election. (AP Photo/ Sara Burnett)
April 04, 2017 - 2:03 pm
Elections being held Tuesday across the U.S. feature a mayoral race with presidential overtones, a 23-person congressional primary highlighting Democratic Party rifts, a school board challenged for accommodating a transgender student, and referendums on leadership and police issues in the Missouri...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Los Angels Mayor Eric Garcetti, right, talks to passengers aboard a Metro Red Line train that he boarded at the Universal City Red Line station in Los Angeles. Garcetti's toughest competitor in his campaign for a second term might not be another candidate. The mayor shares the ballot with a proposal intended to restrict large real estate projects that challenges his vision for building thousands of new apartments clustered around train stations. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
February 26, 2017 - 8:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's toughest competitor in his campaign for a second term might not be another candidate. Anxiety over taller, denser development, a jump in violent crime and the city's notoriously fickle voters together inject a faint hue of uncertainty into what...
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