The Anti-Mondello Rule

ALBANY—Prominent Republicans around the state have spent the last several days digesting the report of the Eristoff Commission, which outlined

ALBANY—Prominent Republicans around the state have spent the last several days digesting the report of the Eristoff Commission, which outlined an agenda for a stronger party moving forward, talked baldly about past mistakes, and has a recommendation that could be read as a charge against the current state chairman Joe Mondello.
Recommendation 6 would bar concurrent service of a county chairman as the state chair. This would apply to Mondello, the Nassau County Republican chairman, who has been the subject of much criticism since he commissioned this report last December. (Steve Minarik, who preceded Mondello in the post, also served as a county chairman, so this is nothing new.

The Anti-Mondello Rule