What is a District Leader? Your Guide to New York’s ‘Micro Elected Officials’
They’re volunteer positions with a history in patronage politics. Today, district leaders influence who can be judges, poll workers and members of each borough’s county committee.
New York, New York – November 3, 2020: A ‘Vote Here’ Sign is Posted Outside Lincoln Center During the 2020 Presidential Election Between President Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden. (Shutterstock) By Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY You’ve heard of City Council members, and you know you have state representatives, too. Maybe you even know […]