An Introduction to the History of Politics in Chicago
From the Encyclopedia of Chicago:
- Voting Early and Often; the history of political wrongdoing in Chicago.
- A timeline of Chicago mayors, from 1837 to Mayor Richard M.Daley's election in 2007.
- What was the "Machine", and how did it control Chicago politics?
- Mayor Richard J. Daley, the face of Chicago politics for 22 years.
- Mayor Harold Washington, the city's first African-American mayor.
An Overview of Chicago Politics Today
- The Chicago News Cooperative's interactive guide to the City Council introduces the aldermen, ward by ward.
- The homepage for the government of the City of Chicago, with links to city offices and elected officials
- The homepage of Chicago's City Council, with a link to live web casts of City Council meetings.