BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive and incumbent Mark Poloncarz (D) has declared victory over his opponent Lynne Dixon (I).
This is Poloncarz's third term as Erie County Executive.
Poloncarz, a Lackawanna native, was first elected Erie County Executive in
after beating now disgraced former county executive and Congressman
. Republican challenger Ray Walter ran against Poloncarz in 2015 and lost.