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al·der·wom·an

 (ôl′dər-wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman who is a member of the municipal legislative body in a town or city in many jurisdictions.

alderwoman

(ˈɔːldəˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in England and Wales until 1974) one of the senior female members of a local council, elected by other councillors
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US, Canada, Australia, etc) a female member of the governing body of a municipality

al•der•wom•an

(ˈɔl dərˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who is a member of a municipal legislative body, esp. of a municipal council.
[1765–75]
usage: See -woman.
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Alderwoman Chantia Lewis (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) was elected to the Milwaukee Common Council in 2016, representing her neighbors in the citys the 9th District.
It's hitting councils all over the country," said Mickey Schneider, a Eureka Springs alderwoman who pushed to change local law so that two potbellies in the Ozarks tourist town could stay.
Wade was first elected to the Milwaukee Common Council in a 2003 special election, whichwas calledto replace an alderwoman found guilty of misappropriating public money.
Larry Hogan has approved the appointment of an Annapolis alderwoman to the Maryland House of Delegates.
"You got a governor who is probably looking to his next move, so he has got to play to his base," said Sarah Wood Martin, a St Louis alderwoman. "And to them, it looks nice sending in the state troopers to get control of what is made to look like an out-of-control urban area."
Sarah was also just elected Alderwoman of the 11th ward of the City of St.
Honorary Alderman or Honorary Alderwoman can attend and take part in civic ceremonies but do not have the right to attend meetings other than as a member of the public, or receive any allowances.
"We've never asked any questions about how our money was spent." --Russellville Alderwoman Freddie Harris about how tax money is being spent at the Arkansas Valley Alliance for Economic Development Inc.
Which is why Lockport Republicans find current Alderwoman Anita Mullane so vexing.
Pictured are, from left, front row: Carolyn and Johnny Burnett, Jones County Supervisor: Roy and Dana Gavin, owners and daughters Kailyn and Makenzie; Doug Landrum, Ellisville alderman, Mayor Tim Waldrup; Frank Williams, alderman; Ola Mitchell, alderwoman. Back row: Vicki and Ronnie Gavin; Gabe Rodriguez, store manager; Debbie Goyne and Jonathan Strickler, Jones County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador.
It's only fair," the measure's co-sponsor, District 18 Alderwoman Anita Weier, said.
Explaining the importance of these two causes, she said, "The political organization of women and the organization of women into trade unions, although two separate and independent movements, are nevertheless supplementary and necessary to each other, if the economic freedom of women is to be obtained." Gutteridge helped to organize a strike of women laundry workers in 1918 and became Vancouver's first female alderwoman in 1937.