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The Chicago Reporter Quotes Professor Dick Simpson in an Article about Aldermen

Jan 08, 2019
In a Chicago Reporter article examining campaign contributions from Ald. Ed Burke to fellow alderman, Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science, calls Burke a “major outlier.” “If you looked at other alderman, while you would see they have contributed to a few fellow aldermen, maybe their close friends, they haven’t contributed in a significant way,” he said. http://bit.ly/2SPCfuA

Findings from a co-authored analysis by Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science, on Chicago City Council voting patterns and divided roll call votes since April 2017 are cited in a Crain’s Chicago Business profile of Ald. Patrick O’Connor, who is replacing Ald. Ed Burke as chairman of the Finance Committee. http://bit.ly/2H1oNCs