Though Chicago election officials called voter turnout in Tuesday’s election sluggish — an estimated 32% of registered voters cast a ballot at the polls, during early voting or through the mail — two mayoral candidates emerged as front-runners.
Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson will face former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas in an April 4 runoff to determine who will become the city’s 57th mayor.
Here’s a look at the total number and percentage of votes that were cast in each ward.
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This story will be updated as more information is released.
Sources: Chicago Board of Election Commissioners; Tribune reporting