"Won the " historic vote"
"For the first time in Chicago's 182-year history has a black woman been voted as mayor."
"Lori Lightfoot, 56, succeeds now Rahm Emanuel, 59."
"It is reported by the american media."
"During the night of Wednesday, american time, was voted Lori Lightfoot up as the new mayor of Chicago."
"the 56-year-old is openly gay and becomes the first black woman to sit on the post in the city's 182-year-long history. "
"Demoktraten Lightfoot is a former federal prosecutor who went to the election to help the working class and low-income people, reports the AP."
"Won by a large margin"
"When the vast majority of the votes had been counted it was clear that she had defeated Toni Preckwinkle, 72, with 74 percent of the votes against the latter's 26 per cent, writes AFP."
"the Choice of Lightfoot be seen that historically."
"Despite the fact that many african-americans living in Chicago has only two of the city's 55 mayors have been black, according to USA Today."
"To get to grips with the gängvåldet"
"Harold Washington sat on the chair between 1983 and 1987, and Eugene Sawyer was mayor between 1987 and 1989."
"Only one woman has been mayor in the past, Jane Byrne between 1979 and 1983."
"According to the AFP killed more than 550 people in Chicago in the last year in gängrelaterat violence."
"It is seen as a major problem, and voters now want to Lightfoot to turn around the negative trend."