In a race that dislodged Chicago’s second-longest serving member of City Council, Alderman Bernard L. Stone lost his seat of nearly 38 years to a political newcomer. Debra Silverstein, a certified public accountant, swept the ward with 62 percent of the vote, against Stone’s 38 percent.
50th WardAfter a tight race, incumbent Ald. Bernard Stone will face a runoff for his seat on the city’s far North Side. When Stone declared he would run again for an eleventh term, the 83-year-old said now was “not the time for change.”