Chicago Alderman Voters in Chicago will go to the polls on Tuesday to pick a mayor. But a lot of people there say the city council races are more important. There are 50 council members, known as Aldermen, and the job has a long, colorful, and many say tarnished reputation. As David Schaper of member station WBEZ reports, there is no shortage of candidates for the job.
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Chicago Alderman

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Chicago Alderman

Chicago Alderman

Chicago Alderman

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Voters in Chicago will go to the polls on Tuesday to pick a mayor. But a lot of people there say the city council races are more important. There are 50 council members, known as Aldermen, and the job has a long, colorful, and many say tarnished reputation. As David Schaper of member station WBEZ reports, there is no shortage of candidates for the job.