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James Balcer, 11th Ward 

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ENTERED OFFICE: 1997, appointed by Mayor Daley to replace Patrick Huels, who resigned after accepting a controversial loan

PREVIOUS LIFE: Marine who served in Vietnam

CAN BE COUNTED ON: To defend veterans

CAN ALSO BE COUNTED ON: To defend Mayor Daley

COURAGEOUS STANDS: Denounced Avatar for denigrating the military. Opposed settling a lawsuit alleging police mistreated detainees: "We're supposed to pay because we don't give these guys a sandwich?"

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