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Mark Poloncarz declares victory, to win third term as Erie County Executive

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Posted at 11:27 PM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 00:55:26-05

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 2011 after beating now disgraced former county executive and Congressman Chris Collins. Republican challenger Ray Walter ran against Poloncarz in 2015 and lost.