On the April 6th ballot there are two candidates for 1st Ward Alderman. Below is information about each candidate as found online. Also, each was invited to participate in an individual zoom interview with Maine West students. Those are listed in their profiles below. For any links where you hit a paywall, copy and paste the link into this site: Outline.
Daily Herald written interview. Lysakowski did not respond.
Daily Herald zoom interview. Lysakowski did not respond
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Note: Only Mark Lysakowski will appear on the ballot. His opponent, Gloria Ludwig is a write-in candidate. If you wish to vote for her, you will have to write in her name in the given spot.
Current 1st ward alderman.
Owns a bar in Harwood Heights.
Did not respond to Daily Herald profile questions.
MAINE WEST INTERVIEW
Did not respond to requests
GLORIA J. LUDWIG
Gloria Ludwig is a write-in candidate. If you choose to vote for her, you will need to write in her name “Gloria Ludwig” in the designated spot. Here is information on how to cast a write-in vote.