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Ald. Daniel La Spata To Square Off Against 3 Candidates — Including Former Ald. Proco Joe Moreno — In 1st Ward Race

Community leader Andy Schneider and attorney Sam Royko are making their first bids for public office while Moreno is trying to win back the City Council seat he held for nine years.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Proco Joe Moreno, Sam Royko Will Remain On 1st Ward Ballot Despite Push To Boot Them

Elections officials ruled Moreno's criminal history did not disqualify him from seeking office again, but he barely stayed in the race after more than 1,000 of his petition signatures were thrown out.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Proco Joe Moreno Should Be Kicked Off 1st Ward Ballot, Objectors Argue In Complaint

Two neighbors of candidate Sam Royko are challenging Moreno's bid for office in part because of his criminal history, while a longtime backer of the former alderperson also is trying to get Royko tossed from the race.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

1st Ward Aldermanic Hopefuls Talk Public Safety, Late-Night Bars And Other Priorities At Wicker Park Forum

Attorney Sam Royko, Logan Square Preservation president Andy Schneider and former Ald. Proco Joe Moreno are all running to unseat incumbent Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st), who was elected in 2019.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

West Town Groups Demand Action From City As Carjacking Surge Continues: ‘Leaders Need To Make This A Bigger Priority’

The West Town community area has reported 105 carjackings so far this year, up from 58 incidents for the same period in 2020, and 27 in 2019.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town