Two challengers have stepped into the race for 3rd Ward alderman and one is looking to take over the city clerk's job in Evanston in next spring's election.
Morgan is field and training director for the Progressive Turnout Project. He's a 2011 graduate of Kalamazoo College and has worked for Teach for America. He's also communications director for the Democratic Party of Evanston.
Reid, in 2011 became, at 18, one of youngest candidates to qualify for the ballot in a Chicago aldermanic race — in his unsuccessful bid to become 26th Ward alderman there. He's chair of the Millennial Political Action Committee and has also been active in a group trying to encourage food waste recycling called Plates Over Waste.