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How I won the mayor’s office

How I won the mayor’s office

By David Doonan, Mayor of the Village of Greenwich, New York Being a public elected official was never a recurring dream that haunted my sleep. While interested in politics and current affairs, in recent years the interest was more an intellectual exercise than an active pursuit. That began to change after listening to a talk in Glens Falls, New York by Ralph Nader in May 2007. I sat in the audience as. Nader spoke at length about the need for…

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Democrats Feel The Heat

Democrats Feel The Heat

Dave Lussier Misses New York County Election by Only 11 Votes Mark Dunlea, Green Party of New York State Dave Lussier, the Green Party candidate for Albany County Legislature (7th District) in New York, narrowly missed an opportunity to become one of only three Greens in 2007 elected in a partisan election. (In many states, only state and federal offices are partisan i.e., where candidates ran with party affiliation on the ballot. However in New York State, municipal and county…

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