Interactive: City Council-approved Chicago Ward Map

Interactive: City Council-approved Chicago Ward Map

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Chicago aldermen Thursday voted to set new boundaries for the city’s wards. A compromise map won support from 41 out of 50 aldermen, a lopsided enough vote to ensure there will not be a referendum where voters would pick between competing maps. (The new maps will take effect in 2015. If you’re looking for the current ward map, click here.)

Source: This map was created using source data from the City of Chicago. Shape files | KML file

Just FYI:

Here’s a breakdown of the demographics by race on this map.

Here’s an amended ordinance submitted to the City Clerk.

Descriptions not matching the above map? Hear what Ald. O’ Connor has to say about that: