ENTERED OFFICE: Rookie, defeating Tim Egan in a runoff after incumbent Vi Daley opted not to run
PREVIOUS LIFE: Federal prosecutor, Democratic ward committeeman
BIG CAMPAIGN ISSUE: Controversial development of old Lincoln Park Hospital site. She stood with locals against the deal, which Egan and Vi Daley backed.
LESSONS FOR OTHERS: Don't sign on with developers until after you win election.Return to the City Council guide