David H. Moore

David Moore is a member of the Chicago City Council serving as alderman for the 17th ward since May 18, 2015. The 17th ward includes portions of Auburn Gresham, Englewood, Chicago Lawn, Marquette Park and West Englewood.[1]

David Moore
Member of the Chicago City Council from the 17th Ward
Assumed office
May 18, 2015
Preceded byLatasha Thomas
Personal details
Born1965/1966 (age 52–53)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceEnglewood, Chicago, Illinois
Alma materWestern Illinois University (B.B.A.)
Loyola University Chicago (M.A.)
ProfessionAccountant

Early life and career

Moore was raised in the Robert Taylor Homes until age 11 when his family moved in with an uncle. After hearing Harold Washington speak during one of his congressional reelection campaign he decided to get politically involved.[2] He then graduated from Simeon Vocational High School and double majored in accounting and operations management at Western Illinois University.[3] When he returned home, he joined Alderman Terry Peterson's 17th ward Democratic organization. He eventually rose to be the organization's field director and treasurer.[2] He worked as an accountant at several Fortune 500 companies. He earned a M.A. with a focus in urban government from Loyola University. He moved from the private sector to become finance officer for the Chicago Department of Aviation and later an assistant commissioner for the Cook County Board Of Review.[3]

Chicago City Council

In 2011, he ran for alderman against incumbent Latasha Thomas, losing by 327 votes in the runoff election. In 2015, he ran again against Thomas staffer Glenda Franklin. An opponent of the school closings by Rahm Emanuel, he endorsed Emanuel's opponent Chuy García.[2] After winning the February primary election, he was sworn into office on May 18, 2015.[3] He joined the Progressive Reform Caucus before being sworn in.[4] In August 2015, he was attacked while on a neighborhood patrol.[5] In 2016, he was elected Democratic Committeeman for the 17th ward.

Committee Assignments

Moore is assigned to the following committees; Committees, Rules and Ethics; Economic, Capital and Technology Development; Housing and Real Estate; Human Relations; License and Consumer Protection; Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards.[6]

References

  1. ^ Connolly, Colleen (February 24, 2015). "Get to Know Your Ward: 17th Ward". WMAQ-TV. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Black, Curtis (April 26, 2015). "New 17th Ward alderman's forecast for city's progressive movement". The Chicago Reporter. Chicago, Illinois. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Silets, Alexandra; Thometz, Kristen (April 26, 2015). "New 17th Ward alderman's forecast for city's progressive movement". Chicago Tonight. Chicago, Illinois: WTTW. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  4. ^ Cox, Ted (April 8, 2015). "Progressive Aldermen Getting Reinforcements on City Council". DNAinfo.com. Archived from the original on December 16, 2015. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  5. ^ Bradley, Ben (August 9, 2015). "Chicago Alderman David Moore Attacked on South Side Street". Chicago, Illinois: WLS-TV. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  6. ^ "Legistar Profile - David H. Moore". City Clerk of Chicago. May 5, 2015. Retrieved February 27, 2017.

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