Carrie Austin

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Carrie Austin
Alderman of the 34th ward of the City of Chicago

Carrie Austin is alderman of the 34th ward of the City of Chicago.

As a member of the Chicago City Council, she serves on six committees: Budget and Government operations; Energy, Environmental Protection and Public Utilities; Finance; Health; Housing and Real Estate; and Zoning.

In 2008 Austin was found to be one of seven Chicago aldermen who between them got ten of their children good-paying summer jobs with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.[1]

Austin has two political action committees, the "Friends of Carrie Austin" and the "Citizens for Carrie M. Austin."[2]

Austin served as a delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention.[3]


  1. ^ Ospina, Viviana (2008-07-14). "Clout Kids". WFLD. Retrieved 2009-02-21. 
  2. ^ "Campaign Disclosure". Illinois State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on July 4, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  3. ^ Newman, Craig (2012-09-02). "Who are the Illinois delegates to the Democratic National Convention?". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2012-09-06.