Definitions

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  • n. An alderman; a member of a city council who may be either male or female

Etymologies

Blend of alderman and person (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • On Feb. 1st about 100 people, myself included, along with alderperson representatives from the 43rd, 47th, and 39th wards, gathered at the Sulzer Library in Lincoln Square to discuss Streets for Cycling 2020, an infrastructure plan that "will guide the development of a citywide network of 150-250 miles of innovative bikeways," at the third of Chicago Department of Transportation's CDOT public meetings.

    Renee Patten: Chicago's Bikeway Future: Streets for Cycling 2020

  • On Feb. 1st about 100 people, myself included, along with alderperson representatives from the 43rd, 47th, and 39th wards, gathered at the Sulzer Library in Lincoln Square to discuss

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Probably the same that the alderperson in my ward does- nothing.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • The Madison alderperson knows a thing or two about weighing both sides.

    Channel3000.com - Local News

  • While I am not opposed to one person serving as both supervisor and alderperson, I am opposed to Bernie filling both roles.

    The Green Bay Press-Gazette Latest Headlines

  • With a strong foundation of service to our country, state, and city through hands-on programs and initiatives, I view the role of an alderperson as a position dedicated to serving something greater than one's self by facilitating the needs of our community.

    The Green Bay Press-Gazette Latest Headlines

  • Prior government/civic experience: Twenty-six years of municipal experience, first as volunteer member on city committee in 1984, seven years as alderperson of the Fifth District and as council president before being elected mayor in 2004.

    The Fond du Lac Reporter Latest Headlines

  • With some variation in the number of committee meetings, that totaled between 52 and 56 public meetings for each alderperson in 2009.

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  • Steger served as the Fifth Ward alderperson from 1997 to 2004 before being elected mayor in

    The Fond du Lac Reporter Latest Headlines

  • People should write that useless alderperson and tell her to provide more police protection.

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