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Ward Committeeman
PI Original
by Matthew Blake
Thu Feb 2

Remap Complicates Ward Committeeman Races

Ald. Nicholas Sposato (36th) and attorney Larry Andolino are dueling for 36th Ward Democratic Committeeman. At the same time, both candidates mercilessly skewer the new ward map City Council approved January 19, and are open to a legal challenge regarding the very ward boundaries they are vying to represent.

PI Original
by Matthew Blake
Wed Oct 5, 2011

Chicago Ward Races That Are Actually Competitive

The rise of political outsiders in Chicago's city council, like Nick Sposato (36th) and Amaya Pawar (47th), have disrupted the normally symbiotic relationship between ward committeeman and ward alderman. The result could be fiercely competitive committeeman races that actually disrupt long-ensconced political power.