County Legislature

Hardwick may retire ahead of November elections

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick — who represents Grand Island, the City of Tonawanda, and much of the Town of Tonawanda — announced this morning that he is leaving the Republican caucus to join the Democrats on the Legislature, led by

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

Erie County Democrats

Jenna Koch is running for Council President in the city of Tonawanda

Councilwoman Jenna Koch, a human resources professional, is running for City of Tonawanda Council, with the backing of the party establishment, including the powerful party Chairwoman Gayle Syposs. Syposs brings political clout — and one of the most robust party machines

Erie County Democrats

Next Elections Commissioner should be a woman, activists say

Many female activists in the local Democratic Party organization are disappointed that Chairman Jeremy Zellner has nominated Len Lenihan, the former Chairman, for the position of Elections Commissioner. They were hoping that the next Commissioner would be a woman —