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“They must not know we got gangsters in here,” 20th Ward Ald. Willie Cochran said to young Black activists back in the summer of 2018. At the time, Cochran and the other members of the Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus were hosting their annual fundraiser at the Black-owned Persona Lounge in the Loop. So a group of activists, fed up with Black Caucus support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $95-million cop academy in West Garfield Park, protested outside the fundraiser.

A few of the activists took their protest inside, with one screaming, “No cop academy!” 34th Ward Ald. Carrie Austin demanded he be escorted out of the building. The scene, captured on cell phone video, sparked much outrage on Twitter.

“You know what to say, Ald. Cochran,” Austin said. The crowd laughed and cheered. “If anybody else wanna protest, you better take it outside, ‘cause I guarantee you ain’t seen no gangsters like this city’s aldermen.”

She’s right.

Ten of the city’s 18 Black Caucus members – including Cochran and Austin – have been in their aldermanic seats for a decade or more. Over the last 10 years, we’ve watched the city’s Black population drop 24 percent, from more than one million to under 800,000 in 2017, according to the Chicago Reader.

We’ve also watched our Black aldermen dismiss the needs of Black Chicagoans to side with mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emanuel’s agendas which, most times, disproportionately affected our depleting Black community.

For instance, a Chicago Crusader investigation found that Emanuel, in an attempt to buy their silence, donated thousands of campaign dollars to eight Black aldermen in spring 2015 before City Council approved a $5-million settlement with Laquan McDonald’s mother after former Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shot him 16 times.

Since most of the Black Caucus is running for re-election on Feb. 26, we’re taking a look at each Black alderman, their voting histories, and where their campaign dollars are coming from. Click on each ward/alderman below.

The 3rd Ward includes all or parts of South Loop, Bronzeville, and Fuller Park.

  • Pat Dowell was first elected to her 3rd Ward aldermanic seat in 2007
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Dowell voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 93% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some of the major issues Dowell voted for in City Council:
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Dowell’s top three donors are:
    • SEIU Illinois Council PAC with $412,786 to date: last donation in February 2011
    • Chicago Federation of Labor and IUC with $56,227 to date: last donation in February 2008
    • JB for Governor with $30,000 to date: last donation in October 2018
  • Other notable donors include:
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $2,500 in December 2018
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $13,530 in spring 2015
  • Dowell is running for re-election against Alexandria Willis, a Chicago native and healthcare policy analyst who wants to advocate for demilitarizing police, and fight to disinvestment in Black Chicago neighborhoods.

The 4th Ward includes all or parts of Hyde Park, Grand Boulevard, Douglas, The Gap, Bronzeville, South Loop, Printer’s Row, Oakland, Kenwood, and North Kenwood.

  • Sophia King was first appointed to her 4th Ward aldermanic seat by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in February 2016 after Ald. Will Burns took a job at AirBnB. She won a special election in February 2017.
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, King voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 98% of the time in City Council.
  • Here are some of the major issues King voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • King was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
    • The 2011 vote to close city mental health facilities
  • King’s top three donors are:
    • SEIU Illinois Council PAC Fund with $20,593 to date: last donation in January 2019
    • 27th Ward Reg Democratic Org with $10,000 to date: last donation in March 2017
    • IBEW Local 134 with $9,500 to date: last donation in December 2017
  • King is running for re-election against Ebony Lucas, a real estate attorney who ran against King (and lost) in the 2017 special election.

The 5th Ward includes all or parts of Hyde Park, South Shore, Greater Grand Crossing, Woodlawn, and Jackson Park Highlands.

  • Leslie Hairston was first elected to her 5th Ward aldermanic seat in 1999
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Hairston voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Hairston voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Hairston’s top three donors are:
    • Preckwinkle for President with $49,285 to date: last donation in April 2015
    • Fifth Ward Regular Democratic Committee with $46,011 to date: last donation in June 2016
    • AFSCME Illinois Council No. 31 with $24,300 to date: last donation in January 2019
  • Other notable donors include:
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $20,000 in November 2018, and
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $10,000 in fall 2018
    • JB for Governor with $5,000 in March 2018, and $1,000 in December 2017
  • The Obama Library is being built in Hairston’s ward, where residents continue to fight for a Community Benefits Agreement that will protect them against rent and tax increases
  • Hairston is running for re-election against two challengers:
    • William Calloway, an activist who was instrumental in the release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video
    • Gabriel Piemonte, former editor of the Hyde Park Herald who believes in police reform and investing in small local businesses

The 6th Ward includes all or parts of Chatham, Englewood, and West Englewood.

  • Roderick Sawyer was first elected to his 6th Ward aldermanic seat in 2011
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Sawyer voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Sawyer voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Sawyer was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
  • Sawyer’s top 3 donors are:
    • Chicago Teacher’s Union-PAC with $29,040 to date: last donation in January 2017
    • SEIU Illinois Council PAC Fund with $22,250 to date: last donation in January 2019
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $20,000 to date: last donation in October 2018
  • Other notable donors include:
    • JB for Governor with $5,000 in November 2018, and $550 in April 2018
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $5,000 in October 2018
  • Sawyer is running for re-election against two challengers:
    • Richard Wooten, a retired Chicago police officer and pastor of Gathering Point Universal Ministries
    • Deborah Foster-Bonner, an accountant who wants to fight for a property tax freeze for anyone making less than $100,000 a year to halt gentrification

The 7th Ward includes all or parts of South Shore, South Chicago, The Bush, Jeffrey Manor, Calumet Heights, and Pill Hill.

  • Gregory Mitchell was first elected to his 7th Ward alderman seat in 2015
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Mitchell voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 98% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Mitchell voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Mitchell was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
    • The 2011 vote to close city mental health facilities
  • Mitchell’s top 3 donors are:
    • Mitchell’s personal donation of $59,741 to date: last donation in April 2015
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $20,000 to date: last donation in December 2018
    • Joint Labor Management-PAC with $5,000 to date: last donation in January 2018
  • Other notable donors include:
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $5,000 in November 2018
  • Mitchell is running for re-election against two challengers:
    • Charles Kyle, a lifelong Southsider and youth agency program director who supports a moratorium on charter school expansion, fully funded public schools, and an elected school board
    • Jedidiah Brown, an activist who fights against police brutality and supports a South Side stimulus package alongside community-oriented safety programs to restore mental health facilities and public schools.

The 8th Ward includes all or parts of Chatham, Burnside, Roseland, Greater Grand Crossing, and Avalon Park.

  • Michelle Harris was first appointed by Mayor Richard M. Daley in 2006 to replace Ald. Todd Stroger. She went on to win her seat in the following election.
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Harris voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Harris voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Harris’ top 3 donors are:
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $73,900 to date: last donation in December 2018
    • JB for Governor with $16,000 to date: last donation in December 2018
    • 8th Ward Regular Democratic Org with $14,750 to date: last donation in March 2015
  • Harris is running for re-election against three challengers:
    • Jewel R. Easterling-Smith, an educator with Chicago Public Schools
    • Linda Hudson, a longtime resident of the 8th Ward who wants to engage with residents and business owners to revitalize economic development programs and bring jobs to her ward
    • Faheem Shabazz, who wants to revitalize the 8th Ward through economic, beautification, and civic activities

The 9th Ward includes all or parts of Roseland, Pullman, and Altgeld Gardens.

  • Anthony Beale was first elected to his 9th Ward aldermanic seat in 1999
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Beale voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 96% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Beale voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Beale’s top 3 donors are:
    • Beale’s personal donation of $104,650 to date: last donation in October 2015
    • Friends of Robert Bob Rita with $49,900 to date: last donation in November 2018
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $33,915 to date: last donation in November 2018
  • Other notable donors include:
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $10,000 in November 2018
  • Beale is running for re-election against three challengers:
    • Cleopatra Watson, a community organizer who wants to fight for better grocery stores, better housing, and better public transportation in the 9th Ward
    • Paul Collins, a former Marine, mailman, and current police officer with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
    • Essie Hall, a lifelong 9th Ward resident and advocate for education

The 16th Ward includes all or parts of Gage Park, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, West Englewood, and the Back of the Yards.

  • Toni Foulkes was first elected to her 16th Ward aldermanic seat in 2015 after previously serving as alderman for the 15th Ward
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Foulkes voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 98% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Foulkes voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Foulkes’ top 3 donors are:
    • SEIU IL Council PAC with $445,242 to date: last donation in December 2018
    • Local 881 UFCW with $148,235 to date: last donation in September 2008
    • UFCW Active Ballot Club with $75,000 to date: last donation in March 2007
  • Foulkes is running for re-election against five challengers:
    • Stephanie D. Coleman, a lifelong 16th Ward resident and daughter of former 16th Ward Ald. Shirley A. Coleman
    • Latasha M. Sanders, a community outreach coordinator and city inspector who wants to bring local businesses and transparency to the ward
    • Kenny C. Doss II, who is among the youngest to make Chicago’s election ballot
    • Jeffrey L. Lewis

The 17th Ward includes all or parts of Marquette Park, Gresham, Englewood, West Englewood, and West Chatham.

  • David Moore was first elected to his 17th Ward aldermanic seat in 2015
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Moore voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 71% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Moore voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Moore was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
    • The 2011 vote to close city mental health facilities
  • Moore’s top 3 donors are:
    • Chicago Teachers Union-PAC with $30,845 to date: last donation in October 2015
    • JB for Governor with $25,000 to date: last donation in November 2018
    • UFCW Local 881 with $18,246 to date: last donation in November 2015
  • Moore is running for re-election against Raynetta Greenleaf, a patient care facilitator at Rush Medical Center whose priorities include education, community relations, job creation and health care

The 18th Ward includes all or parts of Auburn, and Auburn-Gresham.

  • Derrick Curtis was first elected to his 18th Ward aldermanic seat in 2015
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Curtis voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 94% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Curtis voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Curtis was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
    • The 2011 vote to close city mental health facilities
  • Curtis’ top 3 donors are:
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $20,000 to date: last donation in October 2018
    • 18th Ward Democratic Organization with $10,000 to date: last donation in April 2016
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $10,000 to date: last donation in November 2018
  • Other notable donors include:
    • JB for Governor with $5,000 in March 2018
  • Curtis is running for re-election against Chuks Onyezia, an attorney and small business owner whose priorities are jobs and economic development, education, and fiscal responsibility

The 20th Ward includes all or parts of Washington Park, Woodlawn, West Englewood, Back of the Yards, and Park Manor.

  • Willie Cochran was first elected to his 20th Ward aldermanic seat in 2007
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Cochran voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 94% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Cochran voted for in City Council
  • Cochran was marked absent on Nov. 8, 2017, the day City Council voted 48-1 to approve the acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Cochran’s top 3 donors are:
    • Cochran’s personal donation of $27,185 to date: last donation in August 2018
    • New Chicago Committee with $16,275 to date: last donation in March 2011
    • Willie Cochran with $15,618 to date: last donation in December 2010
  • Other notable donors include:
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $10,000 in March 2015
  • Cochran is not running for re-election after pleading guilty to corruption charges in 2018. The 20th Ward aldermanic seat is open with nine candidates hoping to replace him
    • Jeanette B. Taylor, who led the Dyett High School hunger strike
    • Nicole J. Johnson, former manager at Teamwork Englewood and Chicago Votes
    • Maya Hodari, co-founder of Woodlawn Neighbors Association and director of development at the Chicago Housing Authority
    • Jennifer O. Maddox, who works in the Chicago Police’s community affairs department
    • Andre Smith, an entrepreneur
    • Dernard D. Newell, an attorney, pastor and businessman
    • Quandra V. Speights, an attorney
    • Kevin M. Bailey, a civil engineer
    • Anthony Driver Jr., who has worked with the Chicago Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement

The 21st Ward includes all or parts of Auburn-Gresham and Washington Heights.

  • Howard Brookins Jr. was first elected to his 21st Ward aldermanic seat in 2003
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Brookins Jr. voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Brookins Jr. voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Brookins Jr.’s top 3 donors are:
    • First CD Victory PAC with $51,320 to date: last donation in April 2007
    • Brookins Jr.’s personal donation of $35,628 to date: last donation in April 2013
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $30,000 to date: last donation in April 2013
  • Other notable donors include:
    • Richard M. Daley Campaign Committee with $25,022 to date: last donation in March 2007
    • JB for Governor with $3,000 in December 2017
  • Brookins Jr.’s chief of staff  pleaded guilty to bribing an undercover informant in 2014
  • Brookins Jr. is running for re-election against three challengers:
    • Marvin McNeil, a retired Chicago zoning code inspector who has served as a block club president and Democratic committeeman for the 6th Ward
    • Patricia A. Foster, a city Department of Public Health administrative assistant
    • Joseph C. Ziegler Jr., CEO of Ziegler Insurance Agency

The 24th Ward includes all or parts of North Lawndale, West Garfield Park, and South Austin.

  • Michael Scott Jr. was first elected to his 24th Ward aldermanic seat in 2015
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Scott Jr. voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 98% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Scott Jr voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Scott was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
    • The 2011 vote to close city mental health facilities
  • Scott Jr.’s top 3 donors are:
    • Rockwell Construction with $21,500 to date: last donation in December 2018
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $20,000 to date: last donation in December 2018
    • JB for Governor with $20,000 to date: last donation in November 2018
  • Scott Jr. is running for re-election against three challengers:
    • Creative Scott, a salon owner born and raised in North Lawndale
    • Toriano A. Sanzone, a dog trainer for over 15 years and founder of Wolfkeeper University
    • Traci “Treasure” Johnson, a part owner of a family-owned pest control business

The 27th Ward includes all or parts of the West Loop, Greektown, Garfield Park, the Near North Side, Old Town, West Humboldt Park, West Town, the Medical District, and Goose Island.

  • Walter Burnett Jr. was first elected to his 27th Ward aldermanic seat in 1995
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Burnett Jr. voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Burnett Jr voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Burnett Jr.’s top 3 donors are:
    • American Charter Bank with $53,391 to date: last donation in April 2002
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $39,330 to date: last donation in October 2018
    • Walnut Street Properties with $37,500 to date: last donation in December 2018
  • Burnett Jr. is running for re-election against Cynthia D. Bednarz, a 27th Ward wife and mother who says Burnett failed his community by supporting a property tax increase and by not holding Emanuel accountable for Laquan McDonald’s murder.

The 28th Ward includes all or parts of Austin, East Garfield Park, West Garfield Park, North Lawndale, Little Italy, Little Village, Pilsen, Tri-Taylor, University Village, and the West Loop.

  • Jason Ervin was first appointed to his 28th Ward aldermanic seat in 2011. He went on to win the seat in a spring election that same year.
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Ervin voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 98% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Ervin voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Ervin was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
  • Information about donations to Ervin’s campaign isn’t readily available on Illinois Sunshine
  • Ervin is running for re-election against three challengers:
    • Miguel Bautista, an IT systems administrator
    • Jasmine Jackson, a Chicago Public Schools teacher
    • Beverly Miles, a Veterans Administration worker at Hines

The 29th Ward includes all or parts of Belmont Heights, Montclare, Galewood, and Austin.

  • Chris Taliaferro was first elected to his 29th Ward aldermanic seat in 2015
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Taliaferro voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Taliaferro voted for in City Council
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Taliaferro was not in office for
    • The 2008 vote to privatize parking meters
    • The 2011 vote to close city mental health facilities
  • Taliaferro’s top 3 donors are:
    • Friends of Nicholas Sposato with $32,198 to date: last donation in January 2019
    • JB for Governor with $25,000 to date: last donation in March 2018
    • Taliaferro’s personal donation of $23,645 to date: last donation in September 2016
  • Other notable donors include:
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $10,000 in November 2018
  • Taliaferro is running for re-election against two challengers:
    • Dwayne Truss, a lifelong Chicago resident born and raised in West Garfield Park who organized against Chicago school closings and the privatization of public education
    • Zerlina A. Smith, who is running as an independent grassroots activist

The 34th Ward includes all or parts of Washington Heights, West Roseland, West Pullman, and Morgan Park.

  • Carrie Austin was appointed to her 34th Ward aldermanic seat by Richard M. Daley in 1994 to replace her late husband Lemuel Austin. She’s been re-elected ever since.
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Austin voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Austin voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Austin’s top 3 donors are:
    • Citizens for Emil Jones Jr. with $33,500 to date: last donation in November 2018
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $32,532 to date: last donation in April 2015
    • M R Properties LLC with $12,900 to date: last donation in May 2017
  • Austin is running for re-election against Preston Brown Jr., an attorney who will demand a more equitable use of TIF funds and assist 34th Ward residents with increasing and stabilizing their property values

The 37th Ward includes all or parts of Austin, Garfield Park, and West Humboldt Park.

  • Emma Mitts was appointed to her 37th Ward aldermanic seat by Richard M. Daley  in 2000 to replace Ald. Percy Giles after his indictment.
  • Between April 2017 and November 2018, Mitts voted with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 100% of the time in City Council
  • Here are some major issues Mitts voted for in City Council
    • Dec. 4, 2008: Mayor Richard M. Daley’s 75-year deal for privatized parking meters
    • Nov. 16, 2011: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to close six of the city’s 12 mental health facilities
    • Nov. 8, 2017: The acquisition of property in West Garfield Park for construction of cop academy
  • Mitts’ top 3 donors are:
    • Mitts’ personal donation of $38,263 to date: last donation in December 2002
    • Chicago for Rahm Emanuel with $30,000 to date: last donation in October 2018
    • For A Better Chicago PAC with $21,699 to date: last donation in March 2011
  • Other notable donors include:
    • JB for Governor Exploratory Committee with $10,000 in fall 2018
  • Mitts is a strong supporter of Emanuel’s plans for a cop academy in her ward, despite ongoing protests and blowback from the community
  • Mitts is running for re-election against two challengers:
    • Tara Stamps, a lifelong Chicago, teacher and community activist
    • Deondre Rutues, an Austin native who wants to raise financial intelligence, and increase Black ownership in the ward
(Voting history & campaign dollar sources: UIC Political Science Department, and Illinois Sunshine.)