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What happened in your municipal elections Tuesday?



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Keith Pekau ousted 24 year incumbent mayor in Orland Park

As in all elections, there were winners and losers – with some campaigns more raucous than others.

Liberty Principles PAC's $150,000 campaign ad investment in taking down longtime Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin paid off, as challenger businessman Keith Pekau won with 54 percent of the vote.

Mayor Mickey Straub was re-elected in Burr Ridge.

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Mayor Richard Hill was re-elected in Round Lake Beach:

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Attorney Richard Irvin will be Aurora's new mayor: 



And if you're wondering about how Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar fared with his public support of Donald Trump last year, it's not official for two weeks, but it appears he survived a tough challenge, winning by only 106 votes: 

What happened in your area? 


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  1. The Skokie Caucus Party – which has been in power for 50 years – and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Chicago Democrat machine – was unopposed this year.
    But apparently they had so much dough lying around in their party bankroll – that they took out scads of TV ads on cable TV. In them, they told everybody how great the Skokie Caucus Party is, and how wonderful Skokie is.
    They apparently did this, because the crime rate is rising wildly in magnificent, multicultural, Skokie – which is now replete with Section-8, low income housing.
    And perhaps, also,because there was a petition drive to challenge the lack of transparency of the liberal- Democrat Skokie Village government.
    They spent tens of thousands on TV ads in an uncontested election. So peculiar!
    The cynical might suggest that they did this to try and thwart the declining property values in their left-wing, multicultural, crime-ridden, suburban idyll.