By David R. Mayhew
This paintings at the constitution of yank events combines the breadth that has been attribute of voter analyses and the richness present in case experiences of neighborhood celebration organizations.
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CNl. On Hartford, a recent treatment deals with the Kinsella family, "fixtures in Hartford and stalwarts in its Irish political machine, long run by Thomas J. Spellacy, John P. Kelly, and John M. Bailey... The Bailey machine, like Frog Hollow and the other South End Irish neighborhoods that were its bulwark, has long since disappeared" (David Margolick, "Impeachment Move Sets Precedent in Connecticut," New York Times, May 3,1984, p. Bi). On Bailey's state organization: Lockard, New England State Politics, pp.
47 On Moses and Doughty: Robert A. Caro, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (New York: Knopf, 1974), pp. 208-212. Moses found that Doughty was delighted with the idea of having big construction contracts to work with. "50 A 1972 report noted that three-quarters of the county's some 1,800 Republican committeemen held ap pointive jobs on the public payroll.
Perrotta, "Machine Influence on a Community Action Program: The Case of Providence, Rhode Island," Polity 9(1977), 483-485. Perrotta on contracts: "Other kinds of patronage—such as municipal contracts—also are available to the machine. Municipal procedures are sufficiently flexible to permit machine leaders to circumvent bidding regulations and award contracts on the basis of favoritism" (p. 484). 6 All the locales discussed here, including Providence, are located in the northeastern section of the state, a Democratic area of cities, suburbs, and mill towns where a majority of the state's population resides.
Placing Parties in American Politics: Organization, Electoral Settings, and Government Activity in the Twentieth Century by David R. Mayhew