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Prentice Butler To Face State Rep. Lamont Robinson In 4th Ward Runoff

By about 100 votes, Butler prevailed over attorney Ebony Lucas to squeak into the head-to-head contest with Robinson. They are vying to replace Ald. Sophia King, who gave up her council seat to run for mayor.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Who Will Face State Rep. Lamont Robinson In 4th Ward Runoff To Replace Ald. Sophia King?

With 1,706 mail-in ballots still out there — and challengers Prentice Butler and Ebony Lucas in a close race — the game is still on.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Rep. Lamont Robinson Advances To Runoff In 4th Ward As Challengers For 2nd Spot Go Down To The Wire

Challengers Prentice Butler and Ebony Lucas are separated by a few dozen votes as they look to force Robinson to a runoff for outgoing Ald. Sophia King's seat.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

4th Ward Candidates Say City Needs To Do More To Cut Grant Park Concert Noise

The candidates hoping to succeed Ald. Sophia King pledged neighbors will have more input on public park events, which have been a concern for residents fed up with traffic and noise.

South Loop

Before Opening Near South Side High School, City Must Support Existing Schools In The Area, 4th Ward Candidates Say

Some candidates are calling for a written commitment by Chicago Public Schools leaders to invest in existing schools before creating another high school.

South Loop

4th Ward Candidates Talk Cops, Public Safety At First Aldermanic Forum

The challengers will meet again in the South Loop for another forum in February.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Meet The 7 Candidates Running To Replace Ald. Sophia King In South Side’s 4th Ward

Seven candidates are vying to represent Kenwood, Oakland and parts of Bronzeville in City Council as King mounts her mayoral campaign.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

State Rep. Lamont Robinson The Latest To Announce Bid For Ald. Sophia King’s 4th Ward Seat

Robinson, the first Black LGBTQ+ member of the Illinois General Assembly, is the fifth candidate to enter the race.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Prentice Butler, Ald. Sophia King’s Chief Of Staff, Will Run For Boss’ 4th Ward Seat As She Takes On Lightfoot

Butler is the fourth candidate to declare his candidacy, joining Khari Humphries, Tracey Y. Bey and Ebony Lucas in the bid to represent Kenwood, Oakland and Bronzeville in City Council.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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

Chicago Youth Policy Director Khari Humphries Running For 4th Ward Alderperson

South Side native Khari Humphries joins aldermanic hopefuls Ebony Lucas and Tracey Bey in the contest to succeed Sophia King.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Ald. Sophia King Announces Run For Mayor In 2023

King first took office in 2016 when she was tapped by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fill the seat left empty by William Burns’ abrupt exit from City Hall.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Want A Free Trip To Brookfield Zoo? Here’s How To Get It

Ald. Sophia King is giving out free tickets from her 4th Ward office on a first-come, first-served basis. The tickets expire March 31.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Luxury Apartments Join Cottage Grove Corridor Boom In Bronzeville

The development will also include retail and a parking garage.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Ald. Sophia King Hangs On To Seat As 4th Ward Alderman

With 94 percent precincts reporting Tuesday night, King had more than 66 percent of the vote to challenger Ebony Lucas's 33 percent.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Ald. Sophia King Holds Town Hall In South Loop Monday

The 4th Ward alderman will host three "State of the Ward" addresses ahead of next month's election.

South Loop

Ald. Sophia King And Challenger Ebony Lucas To Square Off At 4th Ward Debate Saturday

After a long campaign, the two candidates will face each other in a 90-minute forum Saturday morning.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore