143rd Assembly

Three contests gathered a majority of attention during Tuesday's primaries.  The contests for Erie County District Attorney, the 60th Senate District and the 143rd Assembly seat featured quality candidates and heavy spending. Buffalo News Political Reporter Bob McCarthy offered perspective during WBFO's Morning Edition.


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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has announced his endorsement of Democratic candidate Monica Wallace for the 143rd District Assembly seat.

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A Democrat has stepped forward to challenge incumbent Angela Wozniak for the 143rd Assembly seat.

McCarthy sees some Election Day surprises

Oct 29, 2014
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A tight race is winding down in the 143rd Assembly District where two candidates are vying for the seat once held by Dennis Gabryszak. Buffalo News Political Reporter Bob McCarthy says Republicans are feeling confident in a district that has been a Democratic stronghold for many years. 

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The race for the State Assembly seat formerly held by Dennis Gabryszak has its first contender. Angela Wozniak, a Cheektowaga town councilwoman, declared her Republican candidacy Wednesday.