The effects of Monday’s heavy rains were being felt Tuesday at the city’s beaches, where officials have banned swimming, due to high bacteria levels caused by runoff.
A city election official says it isn’t over. There are still absentee and provisional ballots to be counted with the final tally to be announced March 11 or 12.
Just hours before the election, mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti was assuring reporters he wanted to see the “anybody but Rahm” movement stick, regardless of which candidate ended up in a runoff with the mayor.
Among the first to back Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in his bid for mayor, the Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday was taking a brief moment to enjoy Garcia’s success in forcing a runoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The lack of rain this summer might be killing your garden, but it’s actually good news for people studying the health of the Fox River.
Social worker James Cappleman will succeed 24-year veteran Ald. Helen Shiller to represent the Uptown neighborhood’s 46th Ward in the City council.
Election officials were expecting very low turnout for Tuesday’s municipal elections. After the polls had closed at 7 p.m., only a handful of problems had been reported at polling places in Chicago and the suburbs.
Residents of 14 of Chicago’s 50 wards are heading to the polls today to cast their ballots in runoff elections for alderman.
Early voting begins this coming Monday for aldermanic run-off elections in 14 Chicago wards.
For the second consecutive time, Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) has been forced into a runoff with a challenger.
A social worker and an attorney will meet again on April 5 in the battle to replace Helen Shiller as 46th Ward alderman.
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.
Eighteen candidates ran for alderman in the West Side’s 24th Ward, but now it’s down to two – the current and former alderman.