Six Socialists on Chicago City Council
“Chicago will soon have more socialist City Council members than any major U.S. city in modern history,” said CDSA co-chairs Lucie Macias and Leonard Pierce in a Wednesday op-ed for the Chicago Tribune.
Of course, overtaking the GOP wasn’t a high bar, given that there may only be one Republican serving on the city council. Alderman Anthony Napolitano was a Republican when he was elected in 2015, but he has since identified as an Independent. The council is non-partisan”