Scharf said she has had party members and other people stopping her on the street and calling her with their support and that she considers herself a reformer who helped strengthen the local Democratic Party, working to bring the town’s committee to a full 20 members.
She said she realizes sometimes those efforts have upset what she calls the “good old boys” network of “greed and power” struggles.
“I’m not the first person to be harassed,” Scharf said.
Her legal plight, she said, is a test of good government.
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