District Attorney

Peter Reese keeps quiet about rumors of a run for Erie County District Attorney

Pioneering election law attorney and Democratic Party official Peter A. Reese is widely rumored to be preparing petitions to run for Erie County District Attorney, but the retired cancer research scientist is keeping quiet about his intentions. Those close to

NY Senate

Catsimatidis will spend big to stop Kulpa from taking Senate seat

Local Republicans are giddy that Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa is preparing to primary businesswoman and fellow Democrat Joan Seamans in the 61st State Senate District, where incumbent Republican Michael Ranzenhofer announced that he will not seek reelection next year. Kulpa

County Executive

Reese plans to take election case to Court of Appeals

The industrial engineer, cancer research scientist, and pioneering election law attorney who is running for Erie County Executive — Peter A. Reese — filed his appellate brief in the case of Reese v. Board of Elections and offered oral arguments


FBI questions Zellner over shake down of judicial candidates

Erie County Democratic Party Chairman Jeremy Zellner was questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigations last week. The nation’s leading law enforcement agency for public corruption cases is interested in a 2014 incident in which Zellner was widely perceived to be