Scott Waguespack

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Scott Waguespack
Scott Waguespack.jpg
City of Chicago Alderman
Assumed office
Preceded by Theodore Matlak
Constituency 32nd Ward, Chicago
Personal details
Residence Chicago, Illinois
 United States
Alma mater Colorado State University, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Scott Waguespack (born June 23, 1970) is a member of the Chicago City Council, representing the 32nd Ward of the City of Chicago since 2007.[1][2]


Waguespack earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science at Colorado State University and a law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. After college, he served in the Peace Corps in Kenya. Waguespack also served as an advisor to the President of Kosovo and is a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.[3]

Waguespack was the city administrator and chief of staff to Berwyn mayor Michael A. O'Connor in 2005.

Aldermanic career[edit]

Waguespack sits on seven committees as alderman: Finance; Budget and Government Operations; Committees, Rules, and Ethics; Education and Child Development; Housing and Real Estate; Human Relations; and Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation.[4]

Committeeman career[edit]

Waguespeck ran for the unpaid-political position of Democratic Committeeman in the March 2012 Democratic Party Primary Election. The incumbent, Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey dropped out of the race on February 15, 2012 citing residential constraints as a barrier to further holding that office.[5] Scott Waguespack went on to win the race, gathering 2,348 votes.[6]


  1. ^ "Scott Waguespack, 32nd Ward | Your Chicago City Council: Our guide to all 50 aldermen. By Ben Joravsky and Mick Dumke". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  2. ^ "Alderman,-32nd-Ward:-Scott-Waguespack – Chicago Sun-Times". Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  3. ^ "About | 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack". 2010-02-22. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  4. ^ Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 (2010-01-05). "About the Alderman « Chicago's 32nd Ward Service Website – Alderman Scott Waguespack". Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  5. ^ Tuesday, February 15th, 2012 (2012-02-15). "Fritchey drops out of 32nd Ward committeeman's race". Chicago Suntimes. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  6. ^ Tuesday March 6th, 2012 (2012-03-06). "Vote totals, 32nd Ward Democratic Committeeman". Chgo Bd of Elections. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 

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