Lynne Dixon

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Hamburg, N.Y. (WBEN) - "I can clean the house now," quipped Lynne Dixon, the day after being defeated by incumbent Mark Poloncarz in the Erie County Executive's race. With the election over, Dixon said she's looking forward to spending time with her children, who she said sacrificed through the...
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Brendan Keany
November 06, 2019 - 2:05 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - "Of course, it's been nearly a year of campaigning, and you'd hope that the result would be different," said a disappointed Lynne Dixon on Tuesday night following her concession speech. "But the voters have spoken, so we move on." In a race that may have been closer than many had...
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Mark Poloncarz gives victory speech at Statler City after winning third term for Erie County Executive. November 5, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 06, 2019 - 1:35 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz defeated Lynne Dixon and earned a third term as the county's top elected official. Poloncarz, a democrat, defeated Dixon, a registered member of the Independence Party who ran on the republican line, by more than 14,000 votes in a race...
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Mike Baggerman
November 05, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Election 2019 coverage in Western New York has been highlighted by the race for Erie County Executive. Incumbent Mark Poloncarz, a democrat, is seeking a third term as the county's top official while long-time Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon, a member of the independence...
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November 04, 2019 - 11:36 am
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Mark Poloncarz and Lynne Dixon participate in 35th annual debate hosted by St. Joseph's College Institute. October 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 18, 2019 - 12:45 pm
KENMORE, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Candidates Mark Poloncarz and Lynne Dixon squared off in the 35th annual debate hosted by St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute. The two debated a wide range of topics including misleading commercials from both candidates, county issues such as roads and...
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October 17, 2019 - 8:36 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - While the final debate in the race for Erie County Executive didn't uncover any new ground, it was another opportunity for the two candidates to go toe-to-toe on the major issues. The hour-long session was televised on WGRZ and WNED and presented in partnership with WBFO and...
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Tim Wenger
October 10, 2019 - 6:17 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In a televised debate Wednesday night on WIVB, the two candidates for Erie County Executive answered questions and challened one another on issues including taxes, road conditions, a new stadium and their campaign advertising. There were no knock-out punches in the hour-long...
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Lynne Dixon and Mark Poloncarz square off at a candidate forum at Hilbert College. October 2, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 02, 2019 - 6:17 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Lynne Dixon highlighted the Buffalo Bills stadium lease, road infrastructure, Buffalo’s Skyway, economic development, and other county issues in a candidate forum on Wednesday night at Hilbert College. A community forum is underway in...
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Tom Puckett
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) You may have already seen them: ads in the Erie County Executive's race between Mark Poloncarz and Lynne Dixon. One political science professor says expect the dueling ad war to heat up significantly between now and November. "It is a bit of a surprise to me both of them started...
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