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Aldermen Thu Apr 15 2010

Nowotny to Run for Alderman in 46th Ward

The 46th Ward on the city's North Side is a hotbed of political activity. Highly organized and home to many of the city's good government activists, the Uptown centered ward can be relied upon to seethe with invective come election time. The entry of Don Nowotny, the Ward's Streets and Sanitation Commissioner, into the race to replace long-time alderman Helen Shiller, ensures we won't be disappointed. Nowotny's entry also means the race will have at least three openly gay candidates--creating the potential for Chicago's City Council to have two openly gay aldermen.

Updated to improve my geography reputation; original post included Edgewater.


IrishPirate / April 15, 2010 11:51 AM


I am seething with invective reading your post.

The 46th Ward at no point enters Edgewater.

It is entirely in Uptown and Lakeview. Mostly Uptown.

Please correct your horrendous error before I am overwhelmed with invective and cease to exist.


Ramsin / April 15, 2010 11:58 AM

Ah, the perils of ward and neighborhood boundaries. Considering I was born in Edgewater and lived in West Rogers, you'd figure I'd get the boundaries right by now.

The last thing I'd want is provoke the ire of you irascible Edgewater Uptown types.

Thanks IP

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