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Amara Eniya was students’ choice for mayor

Following the Chicago mayoral candidates’ forum held at Steinmetz on Jan. 10, in which Austin neighborhood activist Amara Eniya shined during the question and answer period and in a pre-forum meeting with students – a poll of civics classes (and two IB junior classes) found Eniya to be the student favorite.

Of the 219 students who voted in the Star poll, 74 voted for Eniya, 38 percent of the voters. The second place finisher was Susana Mendoza, who received 51 votes, 23 percent of the vote.

219 students surveyed

Amara Enyia 74
Susana Mendoza 51

Lori Lightfoot 21
Bill Daley 19
John Kozlar 16
Toni Preckwinkle12
Gery Chico 12

Willie Wilson 7
Jerry Joyce 6
N.Sales-Griffin 4
Bob Fioretti 3
La Shawn Ford 2
Gary McCartney 2
Paul Vallas 2


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