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23rd Ward

23rd Ward
23rd Ward

Ald. Silvana Tabares And Southwest Side Community Activist — Both With Madigan Ties — Face Off In 23rd Ward Race

Tabares is facing a challenge from Eddie Guillen as she seeks a second term representing parts of West Lawn, Garfield Ridge and Archer Heights. Both candidates have past ties to indicted former House Speaker Mike Madigan.

Midway, West Lawn

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

Police Oversight Agency Would Be Scrapped, Officers’ Days Off Protected Under Proposed Ordinances Backed By Some Aldermen

The ordinances would also ensure families of officers who die in the line of duty get benefits in a timely manner and require Police Supt. David Brown to notify the City Council in writing anytime he is absent from the city.

Downtown

As Tabares Runs For A Full Term In 23rd Ward, Challenger Questions Her Ties To Madigan

Paulino Villarreal faces tough odds — he’s never had more than $1,000 on hand, compared to Silvana Tabares, who has close to $500,000 in her campaign coffers.

Midway, West Lawn