Articles By Block Club Chicago Staff
Ald. James Cappleman's lead over researcher Marianne Lalonde dwindled and Ald. Leslie Hairston extended her lead over activist William Calloway, according to latest vote totals.
A 10-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy were among the victims, police said.
Cappleman’s Lead Grows, Mell Inches Closer And Hairston Keeps Holding On In City Hall’s 3 Undecided Races
Even though the election is over for most, the incumbents and their challengers in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards are left to wait until April 16 as mail-in ballots continue to come in.
Brookins, a funeral home director, was first elected alderman in 2003.
Despite the landslide, an overwhelming majority of the city didn't bother voting at all.
With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Nugent won 55.5 percent of the vote compared to Robert Murphy's 44.5 percent.
Turnout for this historic Chicago election remains sluggish Tuesday, with only 284,000 votes cast as of 11 a.m.
Chicago Spent $130K On Police Overtime For Jussie Smollett Case. Now, The City Is Asking For Its Money Back
The city has had success in recouping costs from false police reports in the past, a law department spokesman said.
The city will be among the first in the country to explore letting Ventra users pay through their Apple wallet on its public transit system.