Lori Lightfoot

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Full Name Lori Lightfoot
Age 57 Years Old
Nick Name Lori
Gender Other
Famous As Politician
Birth Date August 04, 1962
Birth Place Massilon, Ohio

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Lori Lightfoot in full Lori Elaine Lightfoot is an American politician. She has held various government positions in the city of Chicago previously. She has also served as President of the Chicago Police Board from 2015 and 2018. She has also worked in private legal practice as a partner at Mayer Brown. She is a candidate for mayor of Chicago in the 2019 Chicago mayoral election and was the top vote-getter in the first round of the election, advancing to a runoff election against Toni Preckwinkle on April 2, 2019. Scroll down to know more about her biography, facts, education, career, partner, daughter, wiki and more.

Famous for

  • Lori Lightfoot is famous for being the president of the Chicago Police Board from 2015-2018.

Lori Lightfoot, a famous politician

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Early Life of Lori Lightfoot

On 4th August 1962, Lori Lightfoot was born with the birth name of Lori Elaine Lightfoot in Massillon, Ohio, in the United States. She holds an American nationality. Her father was a factory worker and janitor, whereas her mother was a healthcare aide and school board member. Her ethnicity is White. Concerning her education, she attended Washington High School, where she was a class president. After high school, she attended the University of Michigan, where she received her bachelor's degree. She worked seven jobs to afford her education. She worked for Congress members Ralph Regula and Barbara Mikulski before matriculating at the University of Chicago Law School. She studied at the University of Chicago Law School on a full scholarship. She first gained notoriety as a law student at UChicago when she led a successful movement to ban a law firm from campus after the firm sent a recruiter who made racist and sexist remarks towards a student. In the year 1989, she graduated from law school. At present, her age is 56 but her age will be 57 on her upcoming birthday on August 4 as of 2019. Her birthday is on 4th August 1962. There is no information about her siblings.

Career of Lori Lightfoot

  • Lori Lightfoot kick starts her career by becoming a practicing attorney at Mayer Brown after graduating her law school.
  • Then, she entered the public sector as Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District Illinois. 
  • Later on, she assisted with an FBI investigation into Chicago corruption, Operation Silver Shovel while working as a federal prosecutor. She helped to convict alderman Virgil Jones. 
  • She was exonerated after a Justice Department review after she was issued a warning for misconduct by Judge Richard Posner based on a 1999 case where she allegedly misled a judge about the status of an order to extradite a suspect.
  • She worked as chief administrator of the Chicago Police Department Office of Professional Standards for two years from 2002.
  • She worked with the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications and later worked as deputy chief of the Chicago Department of Procurement Services.
  • She also served on the boards of the Illinois chapter of NARAL and the ACLU.
  • In 2013, she was a finalist for the position of U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • In the year 2015, she returned to the public sector as she was appointed the President of the Chicago Police Board. 
  • The board's main responsibility is to make recommendations for or against disciplinary action on certain disputed cases of police misconduct.
  • In 2017, she was re-appointed to a second term as president of the Police Board.
  • She resigned from the Police Board in May 2018 just before announcing her 2019 mayoral campaign. 
  • She announced her candidacy for Mayor of Chicago in the 2019 elections on 10 May 2018.
  • She would become the first gay mayor and first black female mayor of Chicago if she wins the campaign.
  • Her 2019 mayoral campaign was endorsed by the Chicago Sun-Times. 
  • She and Toni Preckwinkle advanced to the runoff election after the first round of the mayoral election on 26 February 2019. 
  • She was the overall top vote-getter in the first round of the election.
  • The runoff election between Lightfoot and Preckwinkle is scheduled to be held on 2 April 2019. 

Personal Life of Lori Lightfoot

Lori Lightfoot With Her Partner, Amy

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Lori Lightfoot is a married woman. She is married to Amy Eshleman. The couple has one daughter. She lives with her family in Chicago. There is no other personal information about her marriage date and rumors. Her sexual orientation is Lesbian. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

Lori Lightfoot and her partner have one daughter. More details about their daughter have not been revealed yet and will be added soon once we get information. 

Net Worth of Lori Lightfoot

Lori Lightfoot is earning a huge amount of money from her political career as it is her source of income as well. Her exact net worth and salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt that she is surely earning in millions.

Body Measurements of Lori Lightfoot

Lori Lightfoot is a very beautiful woman with an attractive personality. She has the perfect height and weight match her body. Her other body measurement has not been revealed yet but it will be updated soon. Overall, she has got a healthy body with a charming attitude.