Lightfoot chooses 24th Ward replacement for Michael Scott Jr.; all signs point to Scott’s sister, Monique

Sources said Lightfoot met Thursday with three finalists: Monique Scott, the former alderman’s sister; Trina Mangrum, chief of staff to Ald. Jason Ervin (28th); and former Chicago Bulls player Wallace “Mickey” Johnson.

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optiplex9000
optiplex9000
83 · 7 days ago · Reddit

Lightfoot doing her best to make sure this city continues to run on nepotism

YourFriendLoke
YourFriendLoke
75 · 7 days ago · Reddit

Nothing makes my blood boil quite like political offices becoming dynastic. It's basically advertising that the position will no longer be filled by the most qualified individuals.

Ch1Guy
Ch1Guy
5 · 7 days ago · Reddit

So apparently Michael Scott is (and will remain) the Democratic committeeman of the 24th Ward, and according to the Sun Times, they traded his endorsement for her appointment:

" Lightfoot will now receive the still-formidable endorsement of Michael Scott Jr., who remains Democratic committeeman of the 24th Ward."

Long live the Chicago Machine