||Lesbian attorney running for alderman
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Emily Stewart, a corporate attorney, is running for the 46th Ward aldermanic post that Helen Shiller will soon vacate.
Stewartwho lives with her partner, Courtney, a mental health therapistearned her Bachelor of Arts from New York University in 2002 and her Juris Doctor from the Northwestern University School of Law three years ago.
For more information on Stewart, see http:// www.citizensforstewart.com .
Mayoral and aldermanic elections will take place Feb. 22, 2011.
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