Race for 20th Ward Alderman

New official

The 20th Ward includes all or parts of Washington Park, Woodlawn, West Englewood, Back of the Yards and Park Manor. Affordable housing, economic development, education, public safety and how the Obama Presidential Library will impact the South Side ward are top issues. Sitting Ald. Willie Cochran is currently in the midst of a federal corruption case.

The candidates are Nicole J. Johnson, who has worked as a manager at Teamwork Englewood and Chicago Votes and Jeanette Taylor, who led the Dyett High School hunger strike.


Percentages are based on the available ballots tallied by the Chicago Board of Elections. Percentages listed do not indicate a winner until all ballots are counted.

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Source: Chicago Board of Elections. Results are unofficial until certified on April 18.

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