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Aida Flores Crashes Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s Press Conference To Accuse Him Of Voter Suppression

The Pilsen alderman denied the allegations. "I'm just appalled by this Trump-ian response," he said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez Declares Victory In 25th Ward Race, Winning Second Term To Represent Pilsen

Sigcho-Lopez won 52.4 percent of the vote to beat challenger Aida Flores. “Our community has said, once again, that they want an independent voice of the people," the alderman said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Challenger Aida Flores Talk Gentrification, Public Safety At 25th Ward Candidate Forum

The candidates agreed violence and affordability are two of Pilsen's largest issues. Miss the forum? You can watch a replay on Facebook.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Aida Flores Will Appear At 25th Ward Forum This Week

The two candidates for the City Council seat representing Pilsen are scheduled to appear Wednesday at Benito Juarez Community Academy.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Aida Flores In Head-To-Head Contest For 25th Ward

Flores, a CPS educator, also challenged Sigcho-Lopez in 2019. A third challenger dropped out of the race in January and backs Flores.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

How Much Does My Alderman Make? Here’s A Complete List

The highest-paid alderpeople will make $142,772 next year, thanks to a nearly 10 percent raise. The lowest-paid alderperson makes $115,560, by comparison.

Citywide

First Responder Daniel Montes Challenging Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez For Pilsen City Council Seat

The firefighter and paramedic who grew up in Pilsen and Little Village is the second to mount a challenge to first-term alderman Sigcho-Lopez.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

CPS Educator Aida Flores Running For 25th Ward Alderperson Again

Aida Flores, a Chicago Public Schools educator, is running to unseat current Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez in the 25th Ward.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

3 Of The Alderpeople Who Represent Potential Casino Sites Don’t Want A Casino In Their Ward

Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. is the latest to say he doesn't want a gambling mecca in his ward. Bally’s is lobbying to build a casino at the prime Tribune Publishing site in River West.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

Ald. Sigcho-Lopez Takes Aim At Disgraced Ex-Ald. Solis’ Use Of Campaign Cash To Pay Lawyers

Danny Solis, an FBI mole, paid $220,000 out of his campaign fund to cover legal fees in May.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Fierce Solis Critic Byron Sigcho Lopez Wins Seat To Become 25th Ward’s First New Alderman In Two Decades

In a high-stakes, contentious race, the community organizer landed 54.3 percent of the vote over challenger Alex Acevedo.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

25th Ward Candidates Tackle Gentrification And Development At Final Debate Before Election

Byron Sigcho Lopez and Alex Acevedo hope to replace disgraced — and missing — Ald. Danny Solis, who held the seat for 23 years.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

25th Ward Runoff: Byron Sigcho Lopez, Alex Acevedo Set To Square Off At West Loop Forum Monday

It's a heated race with Ald. Danny Solis gone, as the 25th Ward will soon have a new leader for the first time in more than two decades.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

25th Ward Runoff: Byron Sigcho Lopez, Alex Acevedo Set To Square Off At Forum Wednesday

It's a heated race with Ald. Danny Solis gone, as the 25th Ward will soon have a new leader for the first time in more than two decades.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Sigcho Lopez, Acevedo Head To Runoff In 25th Ward Race To Replace Danny Solis

This will be the first time the ward has a new alderman in more than 20 years.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Would 25th Ward Candidates Support A New Near West Side High School? Aldermanic Hopefuls Weigh In

The five candidates vying for embattled Ald. Danny Solis' seat weigh in on CPS' controversial $70 million high school plan.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen Alliance, Chicago Housing Initiative To Host 25th Ward Candidate Forum On Housing Thursday

The forum focused on housing and accessibility will take place at St. Pius V Parish.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Candidate Vying For Ald. Solis’ Seat Calls For His Resignation: ‘You Don’t Wear A Federal Wiretap Voluntarily’

“Aldermen don’t choose to wear wires because they are innocent," another 25th Ward candidate said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

We Need More Affordable Housing In Pilsen, 25th Ward Candidates Say At Forum

With longtime Ald. Danny Solis out, some candidates want to see a community-driven zoning process implemented in Pilsen. But one candidate countered: "The buck stops with the alderman."

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Sigcho Lopez Gets To Stay On Ballot, Making Way For A 5-Way Race In 25th Ward

The race has been left wide open after veteran Ald. Danny Solis announced he would not seek re-election.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
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