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?

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