Ameya Pawar (Nonpartisan) was a candidate for Chicago City Treasurer in Illinois. Pawar lost the general runoff election on April 2, 2019, after advancing from the general election on February 26, 2019. Pawar was a member of the Chicago City Council in the state of Illinois, representing Ward 47 from 2011 to 2019. He was elected in 2011. He was the first Asian-American to serve on the Chicago City Council.