Jim Anderson

“Apathy” Triumphs in Local Elections

By Jim Andersen Someone has to say it! Less than 1 of 4 adult Suffolk residents went to the polls on Election Day 2013. Yes, I know everyone is so busy these days checking their iPhones, following their favorite celebrities on Twitter, and watching reality shows…it must be difficult for them to find ten minutes…

AD-3 2012 Election Results “By the Numbers”

According to the Suffolk BOE, currently 2,238 absentee ballots have been submitted. The registered party affiliation breakdown of those absentee voters is: 844 Republican 795 Democrat 436 Unaffiliated 98 Independence 53 Conservative 7 Working Families 5 Green Murray currently leads Hennessey by 36 votes (17,762-17,726), according to unofficial election night BOE results. Using “Natural Voter…

Suffolk “Political Patronage Swamp” Reeks More Than Ever

 Former Islip Supervisor Nolan Gets Over $10K/Month To “Train” for his $154K/Year O.T.B. Job According to today’s Newsday, although former Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan’s new job as President of Suffolk Off-Track Betting Corporation does not officially commence until July 1, he started on April 23 (in the vacant post of executive director of corporate…