JoAnn Thompson

Baskin Concedes 16th Ward Race After Release From JailA candidate for 16th Ward alderman has conceded the race, after being released from a police lockup on charges of assault and obstruction.
Four Incumbent Aldermen Fall In RunoffsFour incumbent Chicago aldermen have lost their bids for another term, or were trailing late in the polls on Tuesday, including Bernie Stone (50th), the council's oldest member.
Aldermanic Candidate Arrested At Polling PlaceA candidate for alderman was arrested Tuesday afternoon at a South Side polling place and later charged with assault.
14 Aldermanic Races Appear Headed For RunoffsAs many as 10 sitting Chicago aldermen appear headed into one-on-one runoff elections in April and four more open aldermanic races are headed towards runoffs between the top two contenders.