Chicago mayoral election, 2007

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Chicago Mayoral election, 2007
Chicago
2003 ←
February 27, 2007 → 2011

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Nominee Richard M. Daley Dorothy A. Brown Dock Walls
Popular vote 324,519 91,878 40,368
Percentage 71.05% 20.12% 8.84%

Mayor before election

Richard M. Daley
Independent

Elected Mayor

Richard M. Daley
Independent

The Chicago mayoral election of 2007 saw incumbent mayor Richard M. Daley win a landslide victory for a sixth four-year term in office. He was opposed by Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy A. Brown and Dock Walls. Ultimately, Daley won each of Chicago's fifty wards, and obtained an absolute majority in forty-nine. All of the candidates unofficially represented the Democratic Party.

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