It was high drama and fireworks at the New Paltz Republican Caucus last Wednesday night. It appeared that two Democratic candidates -- Toni Hokanson and Susan Zimet -- were the only two vying for the Republican endorsement, when out of the blue, the chair of the caucus, Peter Cordovano, was nominated and seconded from the floor.
After Zimet was nominated by former town Supervisor David Lent and seconded by former county Republican Chairman Peter Savago, Hokanson was nominated by Linda Donovan and seconded by Butch Dener, chair of the New Paltz Republican Committee. As Cordovano asked once, twice, three times if there . . .
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