Chicago Tonight

As Deadline Looms, Battle Over New Chicago Ward Map Ramps Up

Clip: 11/04/2021 | 8m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

Members of the Latino and Black Caucus are still split on how the new city ward map should be drawn. The Latino Caucus unveiled a map last month that reduces the number of wards with a majority of Black voters. The proposal intends to reflect a growing Latino population in the city. Black Caucus leaders want to create a map that maintains 18 majority-Black wards.

Aired: 11/04/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Chicago Tonight is a local public television program presented by WTTW.

WTTW video streaming support provided by members and sponsors.