Campaign donations since 2015, mapped.
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The rich and the gerrymandered
Chicago’s 2nd Ward is currently one of the most gerrymandered, and one of the most prosperous, in the city. 
Hopkins was elected as alderman in 2015, after more than $1.3 million was spent on the race, making it one of the most expensive alderman races in Chicago history. He formerly served as chief of staff to Cook County Commissioner John P Daley. He receives money from real estate and entertainment interests such as the Illinois Hotel/Motel PAC and the Ritz Carlton, and property developers like Lakin Property Management.