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In the recent city elections, incumbent alderman Joe Moore came up short in his campaign against activist and political rookie Maria Hadden, ending his 28-year tenure as the leader of the 49th Ward. Moore was …

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More than 700 community members showed up for the 49th Ward aldermanic debate between incumbent Joe Moore and Maria Hadden Tuesday night, which highlighted issues such as community safety and education. The debate comes before …

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When Ugochukwu Okere was studying social work and political science his sophomore year at Loyola, he decided he wanted to work in government.  Okere didn’t waste any time and started campaigning for alderman of Chicago’s …

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Three local aldermen joined Inside Government, a non-partisan student organization, in a meeting Monday to provide information on local government to Loyola students. According to the City of Chicago website, the city of Chicago is …

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Less than a week after an incident of alleged racial bias, 48th Ward aldermanic candidate and former CVS manager Morry Matson withdrew from the campaign due to a health condition, he announced in a press …

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This week, Ugochukwu Okere will walk off the graduation stage and onto the campaign trail. Okere, a 22-year-old political science and social work double major, is running for alderman of Chicago’s 40th Ward. Okere’s campaign …

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When Maria Hadden worked with participatory budgeting in Rogers Park, she said her friends and colleagues would often ask her, “Maria, when are you running for office?”, but she didn’t consider it seriously until March …

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Loyola senior Ugochukwu Okere, 21, announced his campaign to run for alderman of the 40th Ward in the 2019 elections Saturday night. Okere will be running against Patrick O’Connor, the current 40th Ward alderman who’s …