Category: Politics

45th Ward aldermanic candidates discuss zoning process, 5150, 16-story building

45th Ward aldermanic candidates discuss zoning process, 5150, 16-story building

by BRIAN NADIG Candidates running against Alderman John Arena (45th) in the Feb. 26 election have said that they would swiftly inform ward residents of zoning proposals and that meetings of advisory boards should...

Candidate’s challenge to Ald. Arena’s nominating papers dismissed

Candidate’s challenge to Ald. Arena’s nominating papers dismissed

by BRIAN NADIG The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners has dismissed an objection to the nominating petitions and statement of candidacy for Alderman John Arena (45th), leaving four candidates on the ballot for the...

Alderman Sposato faces no opposition on Feb. 26 ballot after lone challenger kicked off

Alderman Sposato faces no opposition on Feb. 26 ballot after lone challenger kicked off

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman Nicholas Sposato (38th) will be unopposed in the Feb. 26 municipal election as he runs for a third term. "There were four aldermen running unopposed. I’m now the fifth," Sposato...

Officer drops out of local aldermanic race

Officer drops out of local aldermanic race

by BRIAN NADIG Chicago police officer Jeff La Porte has dropped out of the 39th Ward aldermanic race, leaving four candidates vying for the seat of retiring incumbent Alderman Margaret Laurino. "This was an...

Villegas only alderman on J.B. Pritzker’s infrastructure group

Villegas only alderman on J.B. Pritzker’s infrastructure group

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman Gilbert Villegas (36th) is the only Chicago alderman on governor-elect J.B. Pritzker’s 45-member "Restoring Illinois Infrastructure" transition committee, and he plans to promote the area’s needs. "This is an opportunity...