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(WBEZ 91.5 CHICAGO) Amara Enyia Joins Growing List Of Candidates Challenging Mayor Emanuel’s Seat

West Side lawyer, activist, and self-described “policy wonk” Amara Enyia has jumped into the race for mayor of Chicago.

She’s the 11th candidate to announce a challenge to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the February 2019 election.

Enyia ran for mayor in 2015 but dropped out of the race and endorsed then-Ald. Bob Fioretti.

She says she will direct investment to underserved communities in Chicago and make sure every child can walk to a great neighborhood school.

Morning Shift checks in with Enyia about her platform and why she decided to jump into the race.

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