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Here’s Every Candidate Running In The 2023 Chicago Aldermanic Election

You can look up information about every race, incumbent and challenger in the 2023 municipal election.

Chicagoans cast their votes at Bateman Elementary in Albany Park during the midterm elections on Nov. 8, 2022.
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CHICAGO — More than 100 Chicagoans are running in this year’s aldermanic elections.

One person will be elected as an alderperson in each of Chicago’s 50 wards. They will serve four-year terms starting in May, with City Council meetings typically held once per month, though alderpeople also serve on committees and often host office hours in their neighborhoods.

The role is important: City Council is the legislative branch of Chicago’s government, helping the Mayor’s Office craft city policy that affects all residents.

And alderpeople have a particularly powerful role in their ward, shaping it through ordinances, decisions about zoning and development and more.

Trying to find more information about the candidates running for alderperson in your ward? Search here:

Looking for more information about individual candidates and races? You can use Block Club’s election guide, The Ballot, to learn more about each race, the incumbents and the challengers.

We also have information to help you vote on or before Election Day.

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