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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. 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

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

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 36 percent of the vote. Read More »...

Challenger Caroline Vickrey pushes for development reform in 43rd Ward

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

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 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 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)

Brenden Moore

February 15, 2015

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

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 Read More »...

DePaul student Tyler Solorio runs for alderman

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)

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. Read More »...

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