Interview with Ed Marciniak
QUESTION 32
SHEILA C. BERNARD:

Can I ask you again about the implication that the Black people who supported Mayor Daley were just completely under his thumb? How would you, your response when we talked was that, some people work within a system some people, choose not to do it in a democratic way. Can you--

ED MARCINIAK:

The aldermen who supported the mayor and who represented predominantly Black wards were elected by large majorities. Therefore, who is to say that they didn't represent their wards? I mean, they got tens and tens of thousands of votes to be elected alderman or ward committeemen or state representatives. Therefore, how can anybody say that they're not representative? Unless you don't believe in the democratic voting process and you want to get around it some way to get your pers- point of view across.

SHEILA C. BERNARD:

We ran out.

ED MARCINIAK:

We ran out?