Tag Archives: East Hampton

NY: Suffolk County Independence Party ignores local choice

Full story at: The East Hampton Star
Independence Reversal
County party ignores local choice; Cohen out

by Alex De Havenon / July 21, 2011

In a move the chairwoman of its local [East Hampton] chapter, Elaine Jones, characterized as a “back room deal,” Zachary Cohen has been replaced by Bill Wilkinson [registered Republican] as the Independence Party candidate for East Hampton Town Supervisor.

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Portrait of a local election: an independent and third party perspective

This was posted at our blog, www.onthewilderside.com. I realized that while the article is specific to Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, some of the themes and strategies might be interesting as a snapshot of independent and third party action in local elections. -Kimberly Wilder

from onthewilderside.com
Ian and Kimberly’s Somewhat Random Comments on the Upcoming 2009 Suffolk County Elections
[third party]

Kimberly went to the Suffolk County Board of Elections and filled out some Freedom of Information (FOIL) requests.… Read more ...