Giving voters the business

Philippidis, Alex
November 2001
Westchester County Business Journal;11/12/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 46, p4
Comments on how politicians in New York State win elections by positioning themselves as champions of business interests. Victory of Michael R. Bloomberg as mayor of New York City in November 2001; Ways in which Andrew J. Spano's focus on economic development enabled him to win the Westchester County election; Joseph M. Delfino's victory in White Plains from his promotion of development projects approved during his term.


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