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Chicago Ward Remap 2011

Chicago Ward Remap, Incumbent Protection or Community Transformation?

Kyle Hillman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Ward remapping has the ability to gently transform communities or further push them farther behind. It is no wonder it's January and the city council has just now gotten around to passing a remap plan that can garner enough votes.

Reforming Chicago's City Government

Keith Koeneman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Chicago
Keith Koeneman

The Chicago City Council has tended to suffer from a rather poor reputation. With that in mind, it seems appropriate for Chicagoans to put forth a modest proposal for reforming our city government.

Ward Remap Battle Wages On As Latino Caucus Files Proposal

Posted 12.16.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago City Council failed on Thursday, after weeks of increasingly tense meetings, to arrive at a city ward remap plan that was able to gain the...

UPDATED - Coming Soon: A New 1st (And All the Others) Ward

Joe Moreno | Posted 02.05.2012 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

Every decade Chicago's 50 aldermen redraw the fifty wards that make up our city. For the last two weeks, this remap process has been extremely time-consuming, divisive and painful for a few of my colleagues.

Alderman Skirmish Over Proposed Ward Remap

Posted 12.02.2011 | Chicago

Though Chicago aldermen set out Thursday evening to approve a ward remap that increases Hispanic representation on the City Council, they ultimately f...