Meet the men looking to be Erie County's newest District Attorney

Primary Day is Tuesday, September 13
Posted at 6:17 PM, Sep 12, 2016

They are the men looking to take the reigns as Erie County's newest District Attorney.  But before that can happen, they must survive Tuesday's Primary Elections.

Polls are open in Erie County from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13. 

The candidates are listed by alphabetical order.  We've also included links to each candidate's campaign page for those looking to learn more.

Erie County District Attorney Candidates:

Candidate: John J. Flynn


Party: Democrat

Current Occupation: Town Attorney in Tonawanda, Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve and attorney in private practice.

Learn more about John J. Flynn.



Candidate: Michael J. Flaherty Jr.

Party: Democrat

Current Occupation: Acting Erie County District Attorney.

Learn more aboutMichael J. Flaherty Jr.


Candidate: Mark A. Sacha

Party: Democrat

Current Occupation: criminal defense attorney in Erie County.  

Learn more about Mark A. Sacha


Candidate: Joe Treanor


Party: Republican

Current Occupation: retired United States Air Force JAG Colonel.  Performs pro bono legal services for veterans.

Learn more about Joe Treanor