Kenneth Dunkin (D-Chicago, natch) was the sole member of the Illinois House to vote against prohibiting state officeholders from plastering their names on every sign they can get their hands on.
That’s right: It was Dunkin vs. 109 of his colleagues.
“The legislation,” the Sun-Times explains, “stems from the $480,000 purchase and installation of 32 signs bearing Blagojevich’s name promoting I-Pass lanes along the Illinois tollway system. The signs were installed in the midst of the governor’s 2006 re-election campaign.”
Dunkin is an obscure legislator, but he could become a favorite here at Division Street, given that this is already his second appearance here.
Here’s where the unfortunate constituents of Dunkin live: