Mayoral candidate Bill Daley greets supporters before conceding the race. [Heather Cherone/The Daily Line]

Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle will advance to the April 2 runoff in the fight for Chicago mayor, ensuring that Chicago’s next mayor will be an African American woman who has promised to steer the city along a more progressive path, as voters rejected a bid by Bill Daley to become the third member of his family to be Chicago mayor.

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