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Caroline Vickrey concedes 43rd Ward aldermanic race

Brenden Moore

April 14, 2015


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Ald. Michele Smith declared victory Tuesday in the race for 43rd Ward alderman after challenger Caroline Vickrey conceded earlier in the day, a week after the polls closed. Read More »...

Aldermanic race in 43rd Ward remains unfinished

Aldermanic race in 43rd Ward remains unfinished

Brenden Moore

April 12, 2015


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The 43rd Ward is still without a winner this week as Ald. Michele Smith leads challenger Caroline Vickrey by a mere 86 votes as absentee ballots are still being counted. Read More »...

Eighty-one votes separate Ald. Michele Smith, Caroline Vickrey in 43rd Ward race

Eighty-one votes separate Ald. Michele Smith, Caroline Vickrey in 43rd Ward race

Kevin Gross and Bea Aldrich

April 8, 2015


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The contentious race for 43rd Ward alderman did not conclusively end election night, but Ald. Michele Smith now leads the 43rd Ward race against challenger Caroline Vickrey by 81 votes as of Friday morning. Read More »...

Finish line near in heated 43rd Ward runoff

Finish line near in heated 43rd Ward runoff

Brenden Moore

April 5, 2015


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The runoff campaign for mayor and 18 seats on the city council is near the end as voters go to the polls this Tuesday. In the 43rd Ward, this will mean the end of a bitter and personal campaign between incumbent Ald. Michele Smith and challenger Caroline Vickrey. Read More »...

Michele Smith, Caroline Vickrey debate in 43rd Ward race

Michele Smith, Caroline Vickrey debate in 43rd Ward race

Brenden Moore

March 17, 2015


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The gloves came off in the race for 43rd Ward alderman as incumbent Ald. Michele Smith accused challenger Caroline Vickrey of not paying her “fair share” of property taxes on her home as the two candidates debated Monday night. Read More »...

Kramer proud of campaign despite loss in 43rd Ward

Kramer proud of campaign despite loss in 43rd Ward

Luisa Fuentes

February 25, 2015


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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 s...

Challenger Caroline Vickrey pushes for development reform in 43rd Ward

Challenger Caroline Vickrey pushes for development reform in 43rd Ward

Brenden Moore

February 22, 2015


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Lincoln Park is at a crossroads. While not facing as severe of problems compared with crime-ridden and economically depressed South and West side neighborhoods, the wealthy residents of the lakeside neighborhood have engaged in heated conversation over issues such as development and education. Read More »...

Ald. Michele Smith makes case for 43rd Ward

Ald. Michele Smith makes case for 43rd Ward

Brenden Moore

February 15, 2015


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Despite her extensive record, divided ward makes runoff a possibility Read More »...

Demanding answers: Lincoln Park residents scrutinize 43rd ward alderman candidates

Demanding answers: Lincoln Park residents scrutinize 43rd ward alderman candidates

Megan Deppen

January 14, 2015


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[slideshow_deploy id='8530'] Lincoln Park residents crowded the small stage at the St. Vincent DePaul Center last Tuesday for the 43rd ward alderman debate, just weeks before the city election Feb. 24. Read More »...

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