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#364 Dick Simpson: UIC Politics Professor and Former Alderman


Dick Simpson: UIC Politics Professor and Former Alderman

Dick W. Simpson has uniquely combined a distinguished academic career with public service in government. He served as Chicago’s 44th Ward Alderman from 1971 to 1979. During the past 50 years, Dick Simpson has published numerous studies on elections, voting patterns of elected officials, local government, public policy, and government budgeting. He is also author or co-author of more than 20 books on political action, ethics, and politics.

Professor Simpson will discuss his recent work pushing for ethics reforms and greater accessibility and accountability from Chicago’s City Council and the Chicago City Clerk, specifically on publishing usable data on divided roll call votes by Aldermen.


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ASL This event will have an American Sign Language interpreter.

Food Food and drinks will be provided. We encourage attendees to bring their own water bottles to reduce waste.


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