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Ameya Pawar, 47th Ward 

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ENTERED OFFICE: Rookie, defeating three other candidates, including Tom O'Donnell, the anointed successor of retiring incumbent Eugene Schulter

PREVIOUS LIFE: University of Chicago grad student, program officer in Northwestern University Office of Emergency Management

SUPPORTERS CLAIM: He beat Schulter's "Fighting 47th" Ward Democratic Organization

COMPARED TO: Barack Obama, Mahatma Gandhi, Scott Waguespack, though not necessarily in that order

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