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Race for Erie County DA brings candidates out on Election Day

Posted at 1:36 PM, Nov 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 13:36:30-05

As the race for Erie County District Attorney comes to an end, Republican candidate Joe Treanor and Democratic candidate John Flynn made their way to the polls on Election Day, each hoping for a victory.

It's a race some people are calling unconventional, with acting DA Michael Flaherty, a Democrat, endorsing Republican nominee, Joe Treanor after being ousted by fellow Democrat Flynn. 

Before casting their respective votes, both candidates expressed confidence in their campaigns and in the messages they shared with the public about their plans moving forward. 

Polls close tonight at 9p.m.