Bernie Tolbert

Tom Puckett
November 08, 2017 - 3:35 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Bernie Tolbert says he's called Sheriff Tim Howard to congratulate him in the race for Erie County Sheriff, but he has stopped short of conceding the race. "I placed a call to Sheriff Howard earlier this morning to congratulate him on his apparent win and also to tell him that,...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Mike Baggerman
November 08, 2017 - 2:05 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Sheriff's race came down to the wire on Tuesday's election night. With all but two Erie County districts reporting on Tuesday night, Sheriff Tim Howard received 106,578 votes while Bernie Tolbert garnered 102,728 votes. Percentage-wise, that's a two point...
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Howard V Tolbert
Richard Root
November 07, 2017 - 6:30 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - One of the three big county races this year is for Erie County Sheriff. Incumbent Republican Tim Howard is looking for a record fourth term this year, but he's being challenged by Democrat Bernie Tolbert. Bernie Tolbert has attacked Tim Howard on several fronts, including...
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November 07, 2017 - 12:15 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — It's Election Day and New York voters will decide whether to hold the state's first constitutional convention in 50 years. Turnout for the off-year election is expected to be slight. Tuesday's ballot will ask voters whether they want to call a constitutional convention,...
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WBEN/Tolbert campaign Photos
Dave Debo
May 02, 2017 - 6:50 am
(WBEN) Bernie Tolbert, the former Special-Agent in Charge of the Buffalo office of the FBI will announce he is running for Erie County Sheriff Tuesday. Tolbert, a Democrat who ran for Mayor against Byron Brown in a party primary in 2010 and followed that up the following year with an unsuccessful...
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