After providing some history of the weighted vote, Mason covers basically the same territory Gossips did, but, true to Register-Star tradition, he seeks a comment from long time mayor Rick Scalera. Predictably, Scalera sees no problem with the way things are and goes so far as to suggest, "It's almost a shame for that alderman to get paid the same as a Fifth Ward alderman." By "that alderman," we have to assume he meant any alderman who represents the First Ward or the Fourth Ward.
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