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Tom Puckett
April 16, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Over the weekend, rumors were flowing about whether there would be a new Democratic challenger to Republican Congressman Chris Collins. Erie County's party leader quick to put that to rest. "(Monday) was the final day to decline their petition to run for congress and Nate...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:57 am
(WBEN) Democrats may have found their candidate to challenge Congressman Chris Collins in November, but the issue isn't quite settled yet, with Erie County Party Chairman Jeremy Zellner suggesting that three other candidates are likely to still petition for a primary. Last week, the chairs of each...
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Dave Debo
November 29, 2017 - 6:44 am
(WBEN) Tom Casey, a retired wastewater plant engineer announced his candidacy for Congress Tuesday evening, joining Erie County Asst. Dist Attorney Sean Bunny and Nicholas Stankevich of Monroe County in a crowded field that could get even larger before someone is selected by Democrats to challenge...
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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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Tom Puckett
November 07, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) It's no surprise to elections commissioners the turnout for today's election will be nowhere near last year's for the presidential election. "Four years ago, if it's any indication, we had a 31 percent turnout, and we have a number of hotly contested races in town, so you'll see...
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October 30, 2017 - 2:39 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - On a tumultuous day in politics in Washington and for the Trump White House, the Erie County Democratic Party leadership is looking for some answers from local Republican politicians and strategists on how they plan to respond to the allegations against Paul Manafort and...
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Tom Puckett
September 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) This week, Erin Cole announced she was dropping out of the race for Congress against incumbent Chris Collins. With no challenger at the moment, how less vulnerable is Collins? If you ask Republican strategist Michael Caputo, Collins isn't vulnerable at all. "I don't think there's...
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Dave Debo
June 15, 2017 - 7:31 am
(WBEN/AP) When Ron Barber saw the news that a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a baseball game, he immediately was taken back to when he was yelling his wife's name and phone number while lying on a gurney. The attack Wednesday in Virginia that left Rep. Steve Scalise in...
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Dave Debo
June 06, 2017 - 6:49 am
(WBEN) Today's the day that candidates start to circulate petitions to get them on the ballot in September primaries and ultimately in November, but party officials suggest that the big marquee races are not the ones that will need the most effort. "All of our endorsed candidates will not have a...
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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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