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Ameya Pawar
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Member of the Chicago City Council
from the 47th ward
Assumed office
May 16, 2011
Preceded by Eugene Schulter
Personal details
Born April 22, 1980 (1980-04-22) (ageĀ 41)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Missouri Valley College (BA)
Illinois Institute of Technology
University of Chicago (MS, MA)

Ameya Pawar (born April 22, 1980) is an American politician. He is the alderman for the 47th Ward of the City of Chicago. He was first elected in the 2011 municipal elections, and was elected to a second term on February 24, 2015. Pawar's 2015 re-election was secured with over 82% of the vote, the largest margin in the election cycle.

Pawar is the first Indian American and Asian American in Chicago City Council history.

He is a candidate in the Democratic Party primary for Governor of Illinois in the 2018 election.

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