Maurita Gavin

Four incumbent Chicago aldermen (clockwise from top left) Bernard Stone (50th), John Rice (36th), Freddrenna Lyle (6th), Sharon Dixon (24th) appeared headed for losses during the runoff election on April 5, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Four Incumbent Aldermen Fall In Runoffs

Four 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.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

GOP May Increase Numbers In City Council

There could be two new Republican aldermen in the City Council when the new term begins, and, GOP State Party Chair Pat Brady says he’ll help make that happen.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011

City Hall

14 Aldermanic Races Appear Headed For Runoffs

As 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.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011