Erie County Democrats

Headquarters Democrats to endorse Fylnn for DA

BY TONY FARINA It appears that Tonawanda Town Attorney John Flynn is the likely choice for endorsement by the Erie County Democratic Party’s Executive Committee for the job of district attorney over three other candidates, including acting DA Michael Flaherty.

Erie County Democrats

Syposs clarifies support of Clinton, Sanders

Earlier this week, The Buffalo Chronicle reported that the politically influential former Deputy Election Commissioner and City of Tonawanda Democratic Party Chairperson is supporting Bernie Sanders for President, based on supportive commentary made on social media. “Reposting of positions of Bernie Sanders does


Benczkowski may challenge Kennedy to help Grant

The newly elected Cheektowaga town supervisor Diane Benczkowski — considered a rising star in local politics — is thinking about dabbling in state senate politics this year, a source familiar with her thinking tells The Chronicle. A Benczkowski run for State Senate

Erie County Democrats

Letter: Pigeon’s political threats are no longer credible

The Buffalo Chronicle received this letter in response to an article published yesterday, titled “The Pigeon faction contemplates candidates for Chairman.” The response makes the argument that Pigeon’s political threats are no longer credible. Since this publication strives for independence and diverse

Erie County Democrats

Winnie Fisher refuses to meet with prospective candidates

Alden Democrat Chair Winnie Fisher, who ran unsuccessfully for county legislature in 2013, is now causing some her party stalwarts concern for not interviewing prospective candidates for public office. A longtime Democrat committee member writes: …meanwhile out in Alden country