President of the
Corporate Republic of Chicago
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Rahm Emanuel

since May 16, 2011
Style Mr. President (Informal)
The Honorable (Formal)
His Excellency (Formal)
Residence N/A
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder Richard M. Daley
August 27, 2007
Formation August 27, 2007
Salary $500,000 annually

The President of the Corporate Republic of Chicago is the head of state and head of government of the nation, and commander-in-chief of the military. The office is the highest in rank and power in Chicago, and one of the most powerful in North America. The president is elected to a term of four years, which are renewable for as long as the canidate is able to run for re-election. Upon the death, resignation, or removal from office of an incumbent President, the Vice President will assume the office. The first was Richard M. Daley, who declared the nation's independence on August 27, 2007.

Powers and Duties


To qualify for the position, a person must be 30 years of age, a Chicago-born citizen–regardless of when Chicago became a nation, or a "natural born" American citizen. The President is the nation's premier diplomat, and First Citizen, and cannot be charged with any crimes save treason and manslaughter.


See Also

List of Presidents of Chicago