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How do you think the Children’s Museum vote will shake out Wednesday in the City Council? Not well for foes of the museum plan, in our estimation—we smell a rout. And we're going to lay out how exactly we think it will break down. What say you? Predict the final tally right and you’ll win … our sincere respect. Or something like that.  

 

 

 

MICK SAYS

BEN SAYS

 

1

Manny Flores

N

N

Handsome alderman doesn't want to be pushed around.

2

Robert Fioretti

N

N

No way.

3

Pat Dowell

Y

N

Mick: She's choosing her battles. Ben: Don't be a wuss, Pat!

4

Toni Preckwinkle

N

N

Washington Park may be next.

5

Leslie Hairston

Y

Y

Goes with Arne Duncan and the rest of U. of C. lab school crowd [registration required].

6

Freddrenna Lyle

Y

Y

Rule of thumb: Don't fight if it's not worth fighting for.

7

Sandi Jackson

N

N

Fight the power! And the baggage handling fees too.

8

Michelle Harris

Y

Y

Installed as part of the Stroger deal, she has no choice. Ever.

9

Anthony Beale

Y

Y

And do you have room for an A. Philip Randolph museum?

10

John Pope

Y

Y

Sure--why not?

11

James Balcer

Y

Y

In honor of those who serve and those who vote for resolutions for those who served.

12

George Cardenas

Y

Y

What would Victor Reyes do?

13

Frank Olivo

Y

N

Ben: Mike Madigan delivers his alderman for his former aide Reilly. Mick: Not gonna happen.

14

Ed Burke

Y

Y

Will figure out way to make money on this deal--with full disclosure, of course.

15

Toni Foulkes

N

N

Actually tries to keep progressive campaign promises.

16

JoAnn Thompson

Y

Y

Little interest in keeping progressive campaign promises.

17

Latasha Thomas

Y

Y

What would Father Pfleger do?

18

Lona Lane

Y

Y

Wait, she gets to vote too?

19

Virginia Rugai

Y

Y

We don't want a children's museum in Beverly.

20

Willie Cochran

Y

Y

If he's sick, ward boss Leon Finney can fill in.

21

Howard Brookins Jr.

N

N

Remember the Wal-Mart!

22

Ricardo Munoz

N

N

No doubt about it.

23

Michael Zalewski

Y

Y

LOL

24

Sharon Denise Dixon

Y

Y

Learns fast.

25

Danny Solis

Y

Y

To some, "No" is a four-letter word.

26

Billy Ocasio

N

N

Why can't you put the thing in my ward?

27

Walter Burnett Jr.

Y

Y

Always happy to help.

28

Ed Smith

N

N

Welcome back to the independent bloc.

29

Isaac Carothers

Y

Y

Heavy lifter weighs in.

30

Ariel Reboyras

Y

Y

Nice guys vote yes.

31

Ray Suarez

Y

Y

Surly guys vote yes.

32

Scott Waguespack

N

N

Another chance to show he's not Ted Matlak.

33

Richard Mell

Y

Y

Hopes museum installs shooting range.

34

Carrie Austin

Y

Y

Can she vote "Aye" twice?

35

Rey Colon

N

N

Will vote as they want but Logan Square lefties will still hate him.

36

William J.P. Banks

Y

Y

I'll show you prerogative, young whippersnapper.

37

Emma Mitts

Y

Y

Remember the Wal-Mart!

38

Tom Allen

N

N

Rebellious constituents will be watching.

39

Margaret Laurino

Y

Y

Count me in.

40

Patrick O'Connor

Y

Y

Has been lobbied hard by sister-in-law.

41

Brian Doherty

Y

Y

Bipartisanship once again.

42

Brendan Reilly

N

N

Hospital, museum--what children's institution can I fight next?

43

Vi Daley

N

N

It's practically her ward too.

44

Tom Tunney

Y

N

Ben: Sticking up for the lakefront. Mick: Sticking up for the man.

45

Patrick Levar

Y

Y

Yes, boss.

46

Helen Shiller

Y

Y

Will do anything for Wilson Yard TIF.

47

Eugene Schulter

Y

N

Ben: Come on, you can do it!   Mick: Come on, you really can't.

48

Mary Ann Smith

Y

Y

Can I kick Brendan Reilly off the ballot?

49

Joe Moore

N

N

May get to vote, but no mike privileges.

50

Bernard Stone

Y

Y

Please wake me up when it's time to vote yes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

35-15

31-19

 

 

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