A boss, in politics, is a person who controls a unit of a political party, although he/
she may not ... to support the machines, for precinct workers were trained how to
assist local families and get...
Boss Tweed, the last of the Tammany Hall politicians was an exception. The
power of the ... The precinct captains were the machine's workhorses. Each
Political machines controlled the activities of political parties in the city. Ward
bosses, precinct captains, and the city boss worked to ensure that their
Aug 23, 2011 ... SE: US 3A City Bosses and Political Machines. ... Ward bosses, precinctcaptains
Like a pyramid: local City Boss = Power broker (most werepre.
Political Bosses In Urban America: Corruption or Contribution? ... From this
disorganization, the political boss, a distinctive .... The ward heeler or precinct
... with a little help from a friend who stole a precinct ballot box and altered the
ballots. ... The county political boss died and Hague's political prospects
improved. .... Despite great obstacles placed in his way by the Democrat ward
captain who ...
Each neighborhood of vote giving employees was run by a "precinct captain. ...
time, the original immigrants evolved into the neighborhood captains and
machine bosses. ... The real strength of the political machines used to dominate
PRECINCT CAPTAIN'S HANDBOOK. Why Build ... by the old urban political
machines and the infamous “ward bosses” who ... The role of political parties in
precinct politics has diminished significantly, but the power of precinct politics has
Political Machines, local political party organization capable of mobilizing or ... In
some cases, a single leader, called the "party boss," would dominate the ... of a
ward committeeman who, in turn, directed the activities of precinct captains.
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Many precinct captains and political bosses were first-generation or ... funds in
the 1860s ended up in the pockets of Boss Tweed (the political boss of the.