ENTERED OFFICE: 2003, defeating incumbent Vilma Colom

PREVIOUS LIFE: Park District employee

LOOKS LIKE A REFORMER: Voted against plan to put Children’s Museum in Grant Park—and against the meter deal

LOOKS LIKE A HACK: Employed girlfriend as chief of staff, accepts donations from developers

PROSPECTS: Constituents will love him, except those who hate him—see 46th Ward.

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