From Daley to Daley: Chicago Politics 1955 – 2006 GCP-06-03

Dick Simpson
Professor in the Department of Political Sciences

Abstract
In the past fifty years Chicago has been transformed socially, economically, governmentally, and politically.  By tracing campaign contributions, aldermanic voting, election results, and government jobs and contracts we can begin to trace the political transformation.  Yet, a full explanation requires considering biographical facts and social forces as well.  This paper begins that exploration.

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