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Walter Burnett Jr., 27th Ward 

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ENTERED OFFICE: 1995, defeating incumbent Dexter Watson

PREVIOUS LIFE: Convicted of armed robbery at 17, later pardoned; employee of then-recorder of deeds Jesse White

KNOWN FOR: Great quotes

SUCH AS: His explanation for why voting for the meter deal was like taking Cialis: "It's good on the one hand, but on the other hand it can cause some blindness and some other things."

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