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DePaul community braces for tax hike

DePaul community braces for tax hike

Jackson Danbeck

November 3, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Days after the Chicago City Council voted 35-15 in favor of the highest property tax hike in the city’s history, DePaul students and faculty living in Lincoln Park and elsewhere await their own fate in how they will deal with a more expensive neighborhood — if they decide to stay. Read More »...

Caroline Vickrey concedes 43rd Ward aldermanic race

Brenden Moore

April 14, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

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


Filed under Metro, News

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


Filed under Metro, News

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


Filed under Metro, News

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


Filed under Metro, News

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 »...

Ald. Michele Smith, Jerry Quandt ‘partner together’ despite past differences

Ald. Michele Smith, Jerry Quandt ‘partner together’ despite past differences

Brenden Moore

March 8, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

A slew of endorsements are adding new dynamics to the race for 43rd Ward alderman as the runoff campaign between incumbent Ald. Michele Smith and challenger Caroline Vickrey heats up. Read More »...

Ald. Smith, Vickrey head to runoff in 43rd Ward

Ald. Smith, Vickrey head to runoff in 43rd Ward

Rachel Hinton and Colin Sallee

February 24, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

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. Read More »...

Ald. Michele Smith makes case for 43rd Ward

Ald. Michele Smith makes case for 43rd Ward

Brenden Moore

February 15, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

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

Ald. Michele Smith, challengers spar over $72,000 consulting fee

Ald. Michele Smith, challengers spar over $72,000 consulting fee

Megan Deppen

February 1, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Ald. Michele Smith warded off criticism for her $72,000 side job at the hottest debate in the 43 ward election thus far. Read More »...

Ald. Michele Smith speaks to DePaul College Democrats

Ald. Michele Smith speaks to DePaul College Democrats

Brenden Moore

September 25, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Alderman Michele Smith (43rd Ward) spoke to the DePaul Democrats Tuesday night on topics ranging from the responsibilities of an alderman to her upcoming re-election campaign. With students from around the country and world attending DePaul, the city’s political process can be confusing. So in her talk, Smith started with explaining the r...

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