Felix Cardona Jr.
|Member of the Chicago City Council|
from the 31st ward
|Assumed office |
May 20, 2019
|Preceded by||Milly Santiago|
Felix Cardona Jr. is a Democratic member of the Chicago City Council representing the 31st Ward.
Cardona was elected alderman from the 31st Ward of Chicago in 2019, unseating incumbent alderman Milly Santiago.
Cardona assumed office as alderman on May 20, 2019. He is currently a member of the Latino Caucus and the Progressive Reform Caucus. Cardona is affiliated with the Democratic Party.
The LGBTQ Victory Fund, which is a national organization that promotes LGBTQ politicians being elected, criticized Cardona for "homophobic comments" made to his fellow 31st Ward alderman candidate Colin Bird-Martinez who the LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed. He was also criticized for receiving benefits from Maranatha USA/Maranatha Word Revival which they claim is a "anti-LGBTQ religious organization".
|Nonpartisan||Felix Cardona, Jr.||3,584||54.3%|
|Nonpartisan||Felix Cardona, Jr.||2,132||33.2%|
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