ENTERED OFFICE: Rookie, defeating incumbent John Rice in a runoff
PREVIOUS LIFE: Firefighter
ON RICE’S SIDE: Ward boss Bill Banks, Rahm Emanuel
ON SPOSATO’S SIDE: Firefighters, cops, and gadfly Frank Coconate
PATH TO VICTORY: Voters awoke from slumber after years of rule by Banks. Free at last!
PROSPECTS: Will he stay with the gadflies or bend to the boss?