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14th Ward
14th Ward

Indicted Ald. Ed Burke Is Retiring After 54 Years. Here’s Who Is Running To Replace Him In 14th Ward

Candidates Jeylú Gutiérrez and Raul Reyes hope to be the 14th Ward's first new alderperson since 1969.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

Southwest Side City Council Candidates Will Debate At Curie High School Next Week

The forum will feature Ald. Anabel Abarca and challengers in the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th ward races. Block Club's Madison Savedra will moderate.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

Ed Burke, Chicago’s Longest-Serving Alderman, Will Not Seek Reelection

Burke has represented his Southwest Side ward more than 50 years, serving 14 terms since 1969. He was indicted in 2019 on federal racketeering, bribery and corruption charges.

Citywide

How Much Does My Alderman Make? Here’s A Complete List

The highest-paid alderpeople will make $142,772 next year, thanks to a nearly 10 percent raise. The lowest-paid alderperson makes $115,560, by comparison.

Citywide

Ald. Ed Burke Wins Re-Election In 14th Ward Despite Facing Federal Corruption Charges

Burke is one of four Chicago aldermen facing legal problems.

Downtown