Chicago voters could get final say on city's new ward map
CHICAGO - It looks like Chicago voters could get the final say on the city's new ward map.
Ald. Michelle Harris says negotiations between the Black and Latino caucuses have stalled — so she is filing a petition that will put the issue to a referendum.
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Voters would have two maps to choose from.
One of which would be backed by the Black Caucus. It includes 14 majority Hispanic wards and 17 majority African-American wards.
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The other is backed by the Latino Caucus. It includes 15 majority Hispanic wards, which would mean one fewer Black-majority ward.
This could be on the ballot on June 28.