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Keith Pekau hugs his aunt after learning Tuesday, April 4, he is to be the next mayor of Orland Park. (Photos by Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media)
Mayor Dan McLaughlin (right) goes over the results of the race with Trustee Michael Carroll.
Bill Jones, Editor
9:10 pm CDT April 4, 2017
Keith I. Pekau is to be the Village of Orland Park’s next mayor. After campaigns that got heated in the closing weeks, it all came down to Election Day. When the numbers were tallied Tuesday, April 4, Pekau, the Republican challenger, earned 6,929 votes (54.35 percent), while incumbent Mayor Daniel J. McLaughlin counted 5,820 (45.65 percent) ...