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Aldermanic race in 43rd Ward remains unfinished

Aldermanic race in 43rd Ward remains unfinished

Brenden Moore April 12, 2015

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. Both sides have held off on...

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

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. Smith received...

Ald. Michele Smith speaks during a debate held at DePaul Student Center. (Megan Deppen / The DePaulia)

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

Rachel Hinton and Colin Sallee February 25, 2015

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...

Caroline Vickrey speaks at an event in January at DePaul during her campaign against 43rd Ward incumbent Ald. Michele Smith. (Brenden Moore / The DePaulia)

Challenger Caroline Vickrey pushes for development reform in 43rd Ward

Brenden Moore February 22, 2015

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...

Ald. Michele Smith at a desk at the 43rd Ward Democrats office. In addition to being alderman, Smith serves as Democratic committeeman for the ward. She is facing three opponents in the election Feb. 24. (Brenden Moore / The DePaulia)

Ald. Michele Smith makes case for 43rd Ward

Brenden Moore February 15, 2015

Despite her extensive record, divided ward makes runoff a possibility In lush Ward 43, with its luxury housing that hugs its tree-lined streets in the company of the largest Catholic university...

Keeping it local: Aldermen in North Side Wards

Keeping it local: Aldermen in North Side Wards

DePaulia Staff February 15, 2015

A break-down of the issues and candidates campaigning for Alderman in North Side Wards A flood of issues have predominated the mayoral debates, such as funding for CPS schools, the pension crisis...

Tyler Solorio, 25, plans to run for alderman of the 33rd Ward in the Albany Park and Edgewater neighborhoods in February 2015. (Photo courtesy of Tyler Solorio)

DePaul student Tyler Solorio runs for alderman

Amanda Crane September 15, 2014

DePaul student Tyler Solorio, 25, will be running for 33rd Ward Alderman in February 2015 which encompasses the Albany Park and Edgewater neighborhoods. Solorio is a transfer student from Oakton...

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