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Know Your . . .
            . . . Alderman
    Hyde Park, Kenwood and Woodlawn are split between the 4th and 5th Wards.
    The 4th Ward is represented by Alderman Toni Preckwinkle
    4659 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Suite 203
    Chicago, IL  60653
    (773) 536-8103
    The 5th Ward is represented by Alderman Leslie A. Hairston
    1900 E. 71st Street
    Chicago, IL  60649
    (773) 324-5555
        . . . County Board Representative
    Hyde Park, Kenwood and surrounding neighborhoods are in the 3rd District, currently represented by Jerry “Iceman” Butler.
    118 N. Clark Street, Room 567
    Chicago, IL  60602
    (312) 603-6391
        . . . State Representative
    Hyde Park, Kenwood, Woodlawn and South Shore are in the 25th District, currently represented by State Representative Barbara Flynn Currie.
    1303 E. 53rd Street
    Chicago, IL  60615
    (773) 667-0550
        . . . State Senator
    Hyde Park, Kenwood, Woodlawn and the rest of the South Side lake shore are in the 13th District, currently represented by State Senator Kwame Raoul.
    1013 E. 53rd Street, Second Floor
    Chicago, IL  60615
    (773) 363-1996
    The Metro sections of Chicago’s city-wide and local papers provide fantastic information on city politics.  Pick up a copy.
    For up-to-date and editorially pointed information on recent political developments, try some of Chicago’s many political blogs.
    The Chicago Reader maintains a political blog
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