How to Research Your Alderman, Part 1

What Do Chicago Alderman Do and Why is it So Hard to Learn More About Them?

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Tough luck getting one of these in Chicago! The city of big shoulders and civic “I Voted” wristbands. | Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash

What do aldermen do?

So how do you learn more about your alderman?

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#AmaraforChicago, baby
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The Voter’s Journey: Trying to Find Some Clear Information on My Alderman

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Lots of weird white space on the left, and the most recent legislation “update” from 2011 on the right.
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Vigilante Journalism: In Search of Unbiased Answers

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