Here’s a look at Hasidic Democracy.
During his recent campaign, Andrew Cuomo ingratiated himself with the Satmar Rebbe. The Satmar is the largest Hasidic sect in New York with a population of around 45,000 (0.23% of the New York State population of over 19 million, which makes it negligible in a truly democratic election):
Andrew Cuomo ingratiates himself with the Rebbe of the much smaller Vienner sect.
Andrew Cuomo ingratiates himself with Rebbe of the even smaller Pupa sect: