Patrick J. O'Connor
Patrick J. O'Connor (born 1955) has been an alderman in the Chicago City Council representing the 40th Ward on the North Side of the city since elected in 1983. O'Connor was an unsuccessful candidate in the Democratic Party primary election for Illinois's 5th congressional district special election.
- Absolutely. I think nepotism is a system that has been around a long time. It has worked very well in England. I don`t think it`s been much more of a problem here.
- January 4, 1985, asked at a press conference if his hiring of family amounted to nepotism (Strong, James (January 5, 1985). "Ald. O'Connor defends noepotism in hiring his staff". Chicago Tribune. ; Kaplan, Michael (December 8, 2011). "Chicago City Council: Patrick J. O'Connor". NBC News. )