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Rotterdam Democrats' petitions omit Dufek and Godlewski

Both had endorsed outside party

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If Bob Godlewski’s status as persona non grata among Democrats wasn’t evident before, it’s crystal clear now. Committee Chairman Tony Jasenski excluded the incumbent Town Board member’s name from the party’s petition, which began circulating through Rotterdam’s election districts last week. Godlewski joined Lisa Dufek as the only two incumbents left off the petition while still seeking a seat on the committee. “He completely cut us out of the process,” he said. The exclusion follows ...


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cidbil
June 10, 2013
7:15 a.m.

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Ah yes, the wonderful world of Rotterdam politics.............I think the message was initially delivered when Godlewski wasn't invited to participate in the official photo on the town website.........HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

cfield
June 10, 2013
8:07 a.m.

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A Republican that will switch her enrollment after the election! If you are enrolled in a certain party when you get elected and you want to switch to another party after the election you should have to give up the position or make the switch before the election. Changing party affiliation just to get elected is getting old, especially in Rotterdam.

cidbil
June 10, 2013
8:41 a.m.

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"Changing party affiliation just to get elected is getting old, especially in Rotterdam."

I'd be willing to wager that there are more "party jumpers" in Rotterdam than anywhere in the country.

The "Iron Hand" of the Rotterdam Democratic Party is so strong and intimidating that they were able to browbeat and threaten a local internet message board into submission.

Part of the blame has to go to the electorate, for continually putting these weasels into positions of power.

gahan
June 10, 2013
6:58 p.m.

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This just shows the citizens of Rotterdam that politics and grudges play the biggst role in town government and not the work a person does while on the job as these two do.

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