Posts Tagged “Dan McLaughlin”

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost A poorly run re-election campaign by seven-term incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin combined with a hot-topic issue of salary and pension hikes, and a laser-focused issues campaign of a non-political challenger, Keith Pekau, running on the Republican Party banner did what no one thought could happen April 4 in Orland Park….

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race Republican challenger Keith Pekau easily unseated 23 year incumbent Dan McLaughlin as Mayor of Orland Park in a contest that focused on the mayor’s bid to boost his salary by more than 375 percent and to spike his pension from $30,000 a year to $110,000. By Ray Hanania…

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Orland Park mayoral race centers on pension grab

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Orland Park mayoral race centers on pension grab

Orland Park mayoral race centers on pension grab Orland Park is a fast growing suburb of Chicago but a recent grab for a huge pension increase by the village’s 23-year incumbent mayor has voters angry and on edge. The controversy is making the April 4 battle between Mayor Dan McLaughlin and Keith Pekau one of the…

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Voters inundated in Orland Mayoral election battle

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Voters inundated in Orland Mayoral election battle

Voters inundated in Orland Mayoral election battle The battle between Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and challenger Keith Pekau has the attention of the entire state apparently creating a wild election contest filled with a lot of unusual issues, supporters and claims By Ray Hanania The battle to lead Orland Park, one of the fastest growing…

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American Arabs Celebrate Arab Heritage Month (November) in Orland Park

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American Arabs Celebrate Arab Heritage Month (November) in Orland Park

Local officials and community leaders celebrated Arab Heritage Month in Orland Park Tuesday Nov. 11 recognizing contributions of American Arab veterans By Staff Reports Officials from local and regional government attended an Arab Heritage cultural event Tuesday night in Orland Park held to recognize the achievements and contributions American Arabs have made to America. The…

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