Ald. Joe Moore (49th) had a 51% attendance rate between 2015 and the end of last year, according to a report by WBEZ Chicago. This was below the average attendance of 65% for all aldermen.
Read the full report here.
In the story, Moore said he mostly missed meetings about issues specific to other wards.
“My top priority is serving my constituents. And sitting Downtown in a committee meeting on a bunch of ward-specific matters that have nothing to do with my ward — I don’t think is the best use of my time,” Moore said, according to the story.