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The DePaulia

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The DePaulia

Caroline Vickrey concedes 43rd Ward aldermanic race

Brenden Moore April 14, 2015

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. The race was one of...

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...

43rd Ward election results

•  Michele Smith - 41.7 percent (red)
•  Caroline Vickrey - 35.8 (blue)
•  Jen Kramer - 16.7 
•  Jerry Quandt - 5.9

*Outlined precincts indicate where candidate won more than 50 percent of vote

Finish line near in heated 43rd Ward runoff

Brenden Moore April 5, 2015

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...

The 43rd Ward aldermanic debate between incumbent Ald. Michele Smith and challenger Caroline Vickrey was held at the Steppenwolf Theater on Monday. (Brenden Moore / The DePaulia)

Michele Smith, Caroline Vickrey debate in 43rd Ward race

Brenden Moore March 17, 2015

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...

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 24, 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...

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