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

Posted: 11:27 PM, Nov 05, 2019
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.