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2019 Municipal


David Orr

Former 49th Ward Alderman, Chicago Mayor, and Cook County Clerk

"Maria Hadden is a talented community leader and organizer with a proven progressive track record that demonstrates her qualifications for the job and her commitment to ethics, accountability, and community voice.”


Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia

US Congressman, IL 4th District

“It’s time for change in who represents our communities and our city as Aldermen. The voters of the 49th Ward have an opportunity to elect someone who will fight for people-focused policies and increased accountability in local government. I’m excited to support Maria Hadden in her campaign to bring independent and progressive leadership to City Council.”


Danny K Davis

US Congressman, IL 7th District

“Maria Hadden is a proven progressive on the right side of the issues and knows how to work with people to get things done. I am happy to endorse Maria for 49th Ward Alderman. Her focus on centering the needs of the community in all she does will make her a successful elected official.”


Fritz Kaegi

Cook County Assessor

"I'm proud to endorse Maria Hadden. Her leadership experience, deep roots in the community, and proven dedication to building transparent, independent governance in Chicago will serve the 49th Ward well. I'm confident Maria is ready to be one of the City Council's leaders in driving badly needed change in our city."

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Will Guzzadi

IL State Representative, 39th District

"I'm endorsing Maria Hadden because she is a passionate community leader and organizer in the 49th Ward. Her experience varies from organizing her neighbors to save their homes, to lead participatory budgeting projects in Chicago. I know that her leadership will bring a much needed change to the 49th Ward."


Delia Ramirez

IL State Representative, 4th District

"I’m proud to support Maria Hadden for 49th Ward Alderman. Having a progressive like Maria represent the 49th Ward is exactly what we need to end the status quo of the rubber stamp City Council."

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