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Berrios-Guzzardi race about more than hipsters vs. Hispanics

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Updated: March 12, 2014 10:59AM



On the surface, next Tuesday’s Democratic primary in the 39th Illinois House District is a choice between representatives of two big Northwest Side communities: Hispanics and hipsters.

State Rep. Maria Antonia “Toni” Berrios, 36, is a daughter of one of the most powerful Hispanic politicians in the state, Cook County Democratic Party Chairman and Assessor Joe Berrios. Challenger Will Guzzardi, 26, is a New York-born, North Carolina-bred Brown University graduate who landed in the hipster haven of Logan Square five years ago and is waging his second campaign against Toni Berrios. READ MORE....



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