Nathan Bean

Certified Paralegal with the ABA and student studying Political Science at DePaul University. As a fierce advocate for communities and small businesses, he hopes to earn your vote to become the next Alderman of Lakeview.

Growing up in a single income household, Nathan witnessed how hard it was to afford the basic needs. His first jobs were in coffee and retail, where he was paid starvation wages while paying $800/month in rent.

He has worked in sales, big tech, and now big law as a Certified Paralegal with the ABA. He is also studying Political Science at DePaul University to learn more about how his political career can support the community.

The skills he has gained over the past eight years living in Chicago will be able to create an even better city for all.


Decrease crime with a new approach

If you can’t afford to eat, then stealing is the easiest way to go. We need to increase access to high paying jobs, affordable housing, and affordable healthcare so that you don’t have to struggle to pay for necessities.

Let’s invest in new technology to track criminals. Police can’t follow people who steal cars, but cameras and technology can. If someone steals your car or phone, we can use cameras to follow and catch them rapidly.


Invest in safer streets, no matter your mode of transportation

People focused streets and sidewalks will help the community even more.
  • Physical barriers to protect our bikers;
  • Heated sidewalks to help people who are handicapped get around during the winter;
  • And better public transit for all!

Bye bye ghost buses

Hold the CTA accountable to ensure that we can have safe reliable transportation throughout our day. We can work with federal partners to declassify Marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, so that employees are not fired for consuming it during their day off. With less people being fired, more staff will be available to make ghost buses a thing of the past.


Decrease property taxes, and rent

Tax the billion dollar corporations on their massive office spaces to relieve our taxes.

The alternative is increasing taxes on our neighbors and making it harder for them to invest in their future.