- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
At 5th Ward Forum, Slew Of Candidates Share Stances On Housing, Cops In Schools In South Shore
Organizers pressed candidates on how they'd protect housing around the Obama Center and if they'd remove cops from schools.
South Side Aldermanic Candidate Knocked Off Ballot After Officials Say She Lives In Wrong Ward
Adrienne Irmer filed for the race to replace retiring 5th Ward Ald. Leslie Hairston, but elections judges determined she lives in the 8th Ward and disqualified her.
12 Hopefuls Aim To Replace Ald. Leslie Hairston In Packed 5th Ward Race
The South Side's 5th Ward, which includes parts of Hyde Park, Woodlawn and South Shore, is a hotbed of economic and political attention as the home of the future Obama Presidential Center.
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.
Woodlawn Resident, Community Organizer Gabriel Piemonte Running To Replace Ald. Leslie Hairston In City Council
Piemonte, who placed third in the 2019 election for the 5th Ward seat, will campaign on a jobs guarantee for all Chicagoans, reparations, public safety improvements and better housing conditions.
Ald. Leslie Hairston Won’t Seek Reelection After 24 Years Serving Hyde Park
Hairston is the fifth City Council member retiring in 2023. "For more than 30 years, I have held jobs serving the public and it is time for me to look at the next chapter of my life," she said in a statement.
Leslie Hairston Holds Narrow Lead Over William Calloway In 5th Ward Nail-Biter
With 95 percent of precincts reporting, Hairston had 50.5 percent of the vote to Calloway's 49,5 percent.
At 5th Ward Candidate Forum, Ald. Hairston Grilled By Residents Asking: Where Have You Been?
Candidate Ebony Lucas, running in the 4th Ward, also attended the forum, but her challenger Ald. Sophia King did not attend.