The Revolt in Westchester: Untold Stories of Racial Politics from Election 2009

by Benjamin Domenech on 10:11 am November 6, 2009

Westchester’s surprising shift came after “county residents felt strong-armed by the federal government and private litigants into a controversial lawsuit settlement on low-income housing that cuts deeply into the county’s tradition of suburban home rule on development issues,” when the incumbent “suggest[ed] that critics of his housing plans were racist.”

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