CHICAGO ELECTS FIRST OPENLY LGBTQ BLACK FEMALE MAYOR

In a historic race, Democrat Lori Lightfoot has been elected mayor of Chicago, Illinois. With 98.7 percent of the precincts reporting, Lightfoot had 73.7 percent of the vote to longtime politician Toni Preckwinkle’s 26.3 percent. The achievement makes the 56-year-old former federal prosecutor the first openly LGBTQ person – and the first Black female –…