- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Ald. Jim Gardiner Wins Reelection In Far Northwest Side’s 45th Ward
The race has been one of the most-watched aldermanic elections in the city after Megan Mathias narrowly pushed Gardiner into a runoff.
45th Ward Runoff Comes Down To Ald. Jim Gardiner, Attorney Megan Mathias
Final results from the Feb. 28 election were in flux for weeks as officials counted mail-in ballots and Gardiner hovered near the majority vote needed to win the race outright.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Is Headed To A Runoff Against Megan Mathias In 45th Ward Race
Gardiner and Mathias had been in a tight race for weeks, and it wasn't clear until the final results came out if they'd head to the runoff or if Gardiner had fended off the challengers.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Inches Toward Victory But May Still Face A Runoff In 45th As Mail-In Ballots Are Counted
Gardiner challenger Megan Mathias said she is confident the race will head into a runoff, but the incumbent had 49.9 percent of the vote as of Thursday.
In 45th Ward Race, Jim Gardiner’s Challengers Say Alderman Continues To Intimidate, Harass Volunteers And Opponents
Megan Mathias, one of the alderman's five challengers, pledged that retaliation and withholding of ward services will not be tolerated if she's elected.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Defends Record As Opponents Slam His Closed-Door Policies, Criminal Probes At 45th Ward Forum
The event was mostly civil, but one man was escorted out for yelling criticisms about Gardiner.
5 Candidates Are Challenging Ald. Jim Gardiner To Represent Far Northwest Side’s 45th Ward
The field hoping to deny Gardiner a second term includes longtime residents, community activists, an attorney and a business owner.
Embattled Ald. Jim Gardiner’s First Challenger Has Announced Her Plan To Run — Even Though Election Is A Year Away
Candidate Megan Mathias' campaign announcement drew a crowd of more than 100 people. Attendees said they want a leader who will build common ground in the politically divided ward.