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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Mayor Steve Hagerty in his office.

After ‘frustrating’ and confusing 2017 election, Evanston must reexamine primary rules

October 23, 2019

The last municipal election cycle in Evanston was fraught with confusion about filing dates, primaries and an old referendum that got lost in the shuffle. Now, as the 2021 election creeps closer, Evanston...

Former mayoral candidate Gary Gaspard speaks at a campaign event. Gaspard, originally from Haiti, said he had tears in his eyes when he heard the president call his country a “shithole.”

Haitians in Evanston dismayed by Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ comment

January 18, 2018

When Gary Gaspard immigrated to Evanston in the 1980s, he started driving a taxi to earn a living. He said he was inspired by the Northwestern students he drove around, and soon earned both undergraduate...

Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) attends a city meeting in February. Tendam was endorsed Saturday by former mayoral candidate Gary Gaspard, who did not receive enough votes in the February primary to advance.

Gary Gaspard endorses Mark Tendam for mayor

March 20, 2017

Former mayoral candidate Gary Gaspard took to Twitter on Saturday to endorse Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) for mayor. Gaspard, a former Evanston Township supervisor, saw his own mayoral campaign cut short...

Candidates for mayor speak at a debate. Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) (far right) and businessman Steve Hagerty (second from the right) were the top two candidates in Tuesday’s primary, and will move on to the general election in April.

Steve Hagerty, Mark Tendam move on to mayoral election in April

February 28, 2017

Businessman Steve Hagerty topped the field in the mayoral primary, followed by Ald. Mark Tendam (6th). The two candidates will move on to the general election held on April 4. Hagerty won over 44 percent...

Candidates for mayor speak at a debate co-hosted by The Daily and Northwestern Political Union. At Wednesday’s forum, they spoke about continuing current mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s legacy.

Mayoral candidates promise to further Tisdahl’s legacy at final forum ahead of primary

February 23, 2017

Evanston mayoral candidates discussed how they would further current Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s legacy while creating unique programs and policies at a forum hosted by Rotary International on Wednesday. The...

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