Michael J. Zalewski
Illinois, State Representative (2009-)
Cook County, Riverside Township Democratic Committeeman (2014-)
Mike Zalewski's father is long-time Ald. Michael R. Zalewski, a member of the once-vaunted William Lipinski political organization. Mike was put on the ballot as the Democratic candidate after predecessor Robert Molaro retired, immediately after winning the Democratic Primary.
A resident of suburban Riverside he was appointed Riverside Township Democratic Committeeman when predecessor John Michael Allegretti was elected Cook County Circuit Court Judge. He is also closely allied with his State Senator and Lyons Township Democratic Committeeman Steven Landek.
Important Political Events
- 2008, Elected State Representative, replacing Robert Molaro
- 2014, Appointed Riverside Township Democratic Committeeman, replacing John Michael Allegretti