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Michele Smith

Michele Smith, Tim Egan

Smith Declares Victory In 43rd Ward

In a close race to succeed the outgoing Ald. Vi Daley in the Lincoln Park neighborhood’s 43rd Ward, Democratic ward committeeman Michele Smith appears to have emerged victorious.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

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

Michele Smith, Tim Egan

Smith, Egan To Battle For Lincoln Park’s 43rd Ward

Nine candidates ran to replace outgoing Ald. Vi Daley in the high-profile Lincoln Park neighborhood’s 43rd Ward, but now, the field has been narrowed to two candidates who have both run before.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

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