Dem leader considers retiring from politics to be county clerk | New York Post


Harlem Assemblyman and Manhattan Democratic Party leader Keith Wright is considering retiring from politics — to take a plum job as the $174,000-a-year borough county clerk, The Post has learned.

Previously, Assembly Members Audrey Pheffer and Luis Diaz left elected office to become County Clerks of Queens and The Bronx, respectively.

http://nypost.com/2014/10/17/dem-leader-considers-retiring-from-politics-to-be-county-clerk/

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2 Responses to Dem leader considers retiring from politics to be county clerk | New York Post

  1. Dale Benjamin Drakeford says:

    But “County Cleark” sounds, smells, looks political. I think that is not really retiring as much as shifting a little into the “pseudo” world. The price certainly is right and I don’t think you get it unless politics came into play.

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