Eight More Aldermen May Call it Quits
(Chicago Sun Times) — Ald. Helen Shiller (46th) is the first Chicago aldermen to publicly declare her decision not to seek re-election. But, she won’t be the last.
Political retirements, promotions and mayoral ambitions could cost the City Council nearly one-third of its 50 members. And that’s not counting incumbent aldermen who could be tossed out by the voters.