Mendoza to become Chicago's city clerk

February 23, 2011

Produced by Associated Press and City Room

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Updated at 10:20 p.m.  It appears that state Rep. Susana Mendoza will replace mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle as the next city clerk of Chicago. With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Mendoza holds a big lead over Water Reclamation District Commissioner Patricia Horton.

2,522 of 2,570 precincts - 98 percent

Susana Mendoza, 318,049 - 60 percent

Patricia Horton, 211,038 - 40 percent