Category Archives: News

17 Feb
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Democrats nominate Mitch Nowakowski for Common Council’s Fillmore District seat

Democrats in Buffalo’s Fillmore District today unanimously/overwhelmingly nominated Mitchell Nowakowski to succeed long-time Buffalo Common Councilmember David A. Franczyk. Nowakowski, 27, is a legislative assistant with the Council’s central staff and was previously an aide to Councilmember David A. Rivera. ...

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17 Feb
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Attorney John Gilmour gains Democratic nomination in 9th Erie County Legislature district

Hamburg attorney John J. Gilmour was nominated today by Democrats in the Erie CountyLegislature’s 9th district, a seat currently held by Republican Lynn Dixon.A native of South Buffalo, Gilmour is a partner in the law firm of Gilmour & Killelea ...

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09 Feb
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Democrats back Poloncarz for third term

Today, Erie County Democrats unanimously nominated County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz for another term as Executive, citing his record of strong economic growth and unwavering progressive leadership since taking office in 2012 as leading reasons for the nomination. The nomination ...

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24 Aug
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Democratic Rural Conference Announces AG Candidate Forum August 27th

Candidates for the Democratic nomination for New York Attorney General will attend a forum hosted by the Democratic Rural Conference of New York State (DRC) at 7 pm on Monday, August 27, at Genesee Community College in Batavia. Leecia Eve, ...

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21 Aug
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Statement from the Erie County Democratic Committee in Response to Tonight’s GOP Meeting in Batavia

It’s appropriate that GOP leaders met tonight at Batavia Downs, because they’re clearly willing to gamble with the future of Western New York. It doesn’t matter how many candidates they interview or who they select – the time to replace ...

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02 Jun
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ERIE COUNTY DEMOCRATS ENDORSE LEECIA EVE FOR NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Erie County Democrats today endorsed Leecia Eve for New York State Attorney General. Eve is an accomplished attorney and the daughter of renowned Buffalo residents – former Deputy Speaker of the New York State Assembly Arthur O. Eve and educator ...

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01 Jun
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Democrats nominate County Legislator Patrick Burke in 142nd Assembly District

Erie County Democrats tonight overwhelmingly endorsed County Legislator Patrick B. Burke as their candidate in the 142nd Assembly District. “We need an effective, independent voice for the people of the 142nd District, and I’ve proven myself to be both in ...

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21 May
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Democrats nominate Angela Marinucci for Clerk, Heneghan, McLeod for City Court

Erie County Democrats tonight nominated Grand Island attorney Angela J. Marinucci for County Clerk, as well as incumbent City Court judges Shannon M. Heneghan and James A. W. McLeod.   Marinucci’s nomination completes an all-women Democratic county-wide slate that also ...

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25 Apr
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ECDC Statement on Cynthia Nixon’s Visit to Buffalo

“Buffalo has come a long way in a few short years. Since day one of his administration, Governor Cuomo has shown a deep dedication to turning around the Queen City and all of Western New York’s success. It’s unprecedented for ...

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18 Apr
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McMahon Endorsed in 146th Assembly District

Democratic committee members tonight nominated attorney and activist Karen McMahon as the party’s candidate in the 146th Assembly District. “My life and career have been shaped by the belief that our greatest obligation is to make a difference in the lives of ...

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