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|News from 1979
On April 3, Jane M. Byrne was elected Mayor of Chicago with 82.5 per cent of the vote, the highest since 1901. She had defeated incumbent Mayor Michael A. Bilandic in the Denocratic primary on February 27.
Right: Jane Byrne after defeating Michael Bilandic in the primary.
Left: Byrne after her election as Mayor.
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