Want to see how much our community has been hacked up by city Ward boundaries? Here's a current map that shows at least four aldermen represent our community, including the slice of the S. Loop now tacked awkwardly onto the downtown 34th.
The S. Loop isn't united by representation in the State House, either. This map from Change IL shows how Illinois House districts are carved up.
The BGA has been a leader in the fight for Fair Maps. Here's their background on the subject.