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Here you will find some interesting reading to help keep up on the aldermanic race in Chicago. Elizabeth will work in an inclusive, positive and unifying way in everything she does. 

Elizabeth always appreciated WTTW’s programming for my kids, but my gratitude has reached new levels with this...candidate “free air time”, brilliant! Click here and be sure to turn up the volume to learn more about my campaign and plans for the 44th!

44th Ward aldermanic incumbent, challengers engage at Center on Halsted. A packed house of voters and supporters gathered to hear from all the candidates in this race. Award-winning journalist, ABC-7 Chicago political analyst and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura S. Washington moderated the forum.

– At the latest Aldermanic Forum held on January 16, Alderman Tunney again proved that he doesn’t believe in term limits and continues to run his own private business. Despite years of widespread corruption at City Hall, Ald. Tunney has stated repeatedly that he does not support limits. Term after term, he has broken the promise he made to sell his businesses.

– In recent weeks, the public has seen how outside employment and aldermanic privilege over local permits lead to a conflict of interest and significant corruption, including Alderman Ed Burke being charged with extortion. In 2016, Alderman Tunney was one of 25 alderman who voted to weaken the inspector general's oversight, leading the Chicago Tribune to call Alderman Tunney one of "Ed Burke's enablers."

Solis secretly recorded fellow Ald. Burke to help feds in criminal investigation. This exactly why we need a fresh start in Lakeview. I support Term limits (2 terms max), no outside employment and will serve as a full-time Alderman, with equal and unconditional service for every adult, child, school, non-profit and business in the 44th Ward. 

At Tribune forum, Alderman Tom Tunney defends clash with Cubs and faces stiff competition despite having much deeper pockets to support his campaign.

What do alderman do? Here’s some clarification on what the job entails.