Rahm Israel Emanuel
46th Mayor of Chicago
- February 22, 2011 (primary non-partisan election)
- Defeated Gery Chico, Miguel del Valle, Carol Moseley Braun, Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins and William Walls. General election not held due to winning majority in primary.
- May 16, 2011: Inaugural Address
Term of Office
- November 29, 1959
- 1981: Graduated from Sarah Lawrence College
- 1985: Graduated from Northwestern University with master’s degree in speech and communication
- 1993–1999: Served as adviser to the White House
- 2002: Elected to U.S. House of Representatives, representing 5th District of Illinois
- 2004: Re-elected to House of Representatives
- 2005: Appointed chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
- 2005: Served on House Ways and Means Committee
- 2006: Re-elected to House of Representatives
- 2007: Elected House Democratic Caucus chair
- 2008: Re-elected to House of Representatives but declined the seat
- 2009-2010: Served as White House chief of staff
- Chicago Tribune, February 23, 2011, p. 1.
- “Emanuel, Rahm.” Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress. 2011.