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This paper assesses the relative performance of the council-manager versus the two predominant political models of government in Connecticut: Mayor-Council and Selectman forms of government. All three will be assessed in terms of their capability to provide for greater efficiency in Connecticut’s municipalities.

Published in New England Journal of Political Science, Volume 2, Number 2, Spring 2007.


Reprinted here with permission of the editor of the New England Journal of Political Science.



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