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Archive: Elections

Making Our Votes Really Count — The Brooklyn Rail

October 10, 2008   -     -  

As term limits and elections loom—with much of the current City Council scheduled for eviction in 2009—Mayor Bloomberg (along with more than a few members of the council) has indulged in an achingly long flirtation with the idea of repealing the limits that stand between him and a third term. But New York’s democracy also