Madison Common Council

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Madison Common Council is a city council: the legislative branch of the government of the City of Madison in Wisconsin. The Madison Common Council consists of 20 aldermen elected from 20 wards who serve two-year terms. The Common Council considers ordinances and resolutions whose subject matter includes traffic codes, taxes and housing regulations, among other issues. The Mayor of Madison chairs the council meetings.

District Member First Term
1st Barbara McKinney 2015
2nd Ledell Zellers 2013
3rd Amanda Hall 2015
4th Mike Verveer ^ 1995
5th Shiva Bidar-Sielaff ^ 2009
6th Marsha Rummel 2007
7th Steve King 2009
8th Zach Wood 2015
9th Paul Skidmore 2001
10th Maurice Cheeks 2013
11th Chris Schmidt 2009
12th Larry Palm 2005
13th Sara Eskrich 2015
14th Sheri Carter 2015
15th David Ahrens 2013
16th Denise DeMarb 2013
17th Samba Baldeh 2015
18th Rebecca Kemble 2015
19th Mark Clear ^ 2007
20th Matt Phair 2011

Madison Common Council Composition as of April 21, 2015.

  • = Common Council President

^ = Former Common Council President


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