|Member of the Chicago City Council|
from the 29th ward
|Assumed office |
May 18, 2015
|Preceded by||Deborah L. Graham|
|Born||December 9, 1965|
Smithfield, Virginia, U.S.
|Education||Lewis University (BA)|
John Marshall Law School, Chicago (JD)
|Branch/service||United States Marine Corps|
|Unit||3rd Battalion, 8th Marines|
Chris Taliaferro is a Democratic Alderman representing the 29th ward of the city of Chicago. The 29th ward includes the Austin, Montclare and Galewood areas.
Taliaferro was elected alderman in 2015, unseating incumbent Deborah L. Graham. He was reelected in 2019.
He is a member of the following committees; Human Relations, Committees, Rules and Ethics, License and Consumer Protection, Pedestrian and Traffic Safety, Public Safety and Transportation and Public Way. He is a member of the Chicago City Council's Progressive Reform Caucus, its Veterans Caucus and its Black Caucus.
In the runoff of the 2019 Chicago mayoral election, Taliaferro endorsed Toni Preckwinkle.