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Pekin Council Members Behaving Badly

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Looks like there will be an interesting city council meeting Monday in Pekin, my old stomping grounds.  Pekin City Council member Tom Blanchard has made quite a fool of himself by berating a city employee for doing their job & then asking for special favors from the police. Chicagoans may be jaded to this sort of behavior, but it’s not going to fly with the voting public in a town like Pekin.  I’m thinking Blanchard just deep-sixed any chance he ever had of becoming mayor.

UPDATE 1: Read Blanchard’s unapologetic response.

UPDATE 2: Blanchard censured by Pekin City Council.

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Written by Matthew

January 8, 2010 at 12:33 am

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  1. He can’t compete with Tebben, for sure!

    Katie

    January 9, 2010 at 1:47 pm


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