Despite cold temperatures, more than 50 people lined up along Sheffield Avenue this morning waiting for the Whole Foods DePaul location to officially open. With space heaters lining the sidewalk, guests waited to be some of the first customers in the highly-anticipated store that sat empty for more than a year after Dominick’s closed at […]
In a heated race for the Alderman seat in Lincoln Park’s 43rd Ward, first-time candidate Jennifer “Jen” Kramer couldn’t get enough votes to bring her to a potential runoff. At her election night party, a room with more than 60 people including family, campaign volunteers and friends gathered to show their support. Racing for the 43rd alderman position, […]
A diverse crowd hailed the grassroots effort that they said helped Garcia rein in 33.9 percent of the vote for a runoff against incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tuesday night in Chicago’s mayoral election. The results, announced shortly after 9 p.m. fulfilled the hopes of Garcia supporters who hoped for the April 7 runoff against Emanuel. […]
After taking an early lead, Ald. Michele Smith of the 43rd Ward faces a runoff in April after receiving roughly 42 percent of the vote in a tight race. Her opponent, Caroline Vickrey, received roughly 36 percent of the vote. (more…)
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is headed to an April 7 runoff with Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia after failing to get the 50 percent plus one needed to win tonight. With most precincts reporting, Emanuel has about 45 percent of the vote — well ahead of Garcia who took 34 percent — while other challengers […]
Check back throughout the night for updated results as votes are counted.