LIVE BLOG: Instant updates from Chicago’s first-ever mayoral runoff election
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The polls have closed and now after weeks of campaigning, vote tallies are rolling in.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has beaten Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in the city’s first mayoral runoff since the city switched to non-partisan elections 20 years ago.
While that race has been decided, 18 aldermanic races also are at stake.
- Emanuel beats Garcia in first-ever runoff
- INTERACTIVE MAP: Ward-by-ward breakdown of mayoral vote tally
- Analysis: Emanuel victory humbling today — with headaches tomorrow
- Mitchell: Humility, black partnerships forge a win for Rahm Emanuel
- Editorial: Charge ahead again Rahm, for all Chicago
- Marin: The voters spoke, but were aldermen listening?
- Daley nephew (and grandson) to join City Council
- Incumbent Ald. Deborah Graham fighting for political life in 29th Ward
- Firefighter Napolitano bests incumbent Ald. O’Connor in 41st Ward
- Ald. Suarez, challenger Santiago in nail-biter in 31st Ward
- Rough night for incumbent aldermen on the South Side
- Photo gallery: Tuesday’s runoff election in Chicago
Updates from the field
Follow along with our reporters covering the mayoral and aldermanic races: