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Andre Vasquez Defeats Veteran Ald. Pat O’Connor, Rahm’s Longtime Floor Leader, In Huge Upset

O'Connor has held the seat since 1983, but Vasquez took 54 percent of the vote to O'Connor's 46 percent.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

In Fight For 40th Ward Seat, Ald. Pat O’Connor And Andre Vasquez Trade Barbs Over Each Other’s Past

More than 450 people attended Monday night's forum at Amundsen High School. This is the first runoff O’Connor has been in since first being elected to the 40th Ward seat in 1983.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Ald. Pat O’Connor Slams Challenger Andre Vasquez Over Misogynistic, Homophobic Rap Lyrics

"I’m very sorry about the homophobic, misogynistic and offensive things I said. There’s no excuse for it," said Vasquez, a former battle rapper.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

40th Ward Runoff: Ald. Pat O’Connor And Andre Vasquez Set To Square Off At Forum Monday

Because Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th) wasn’t able to get at least 50 percent of the vote Feb. 26 he's facing Andre Vasquez in a runoff election.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Will Lincoln Yards Vote Be Delayed? Hopkins Says Maybe After Mayoral Candidates, Neighbors Call For Stall

"Why not wait? The voters spoke," a member of one neighborhood group said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Housing, Environment And Crime On Their Minds: 4 Candidates Aim To Replace Pat O’Connor In 40th Ward

Ald. Pat O’Connor has been the 40th Ward’s alderman since 1983, when he was first elected at the age of 28.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Forum For 40th Ward Alderman Candidates, Postponed By Cold, Rescheduled For Friday

The Waldorf School's doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the forum set to start at 6 p.m.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Longtime Ald. Pat O’Connor Is Running For Reelection, Facing Off Against 4 Challengers

The incumbent alderman has served for 35 years on the City Council and had been dodging the question of whether he would retire.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park