Polls Election Day 2017 in Western New York By Chris Caya & Marian Hetherly • Nov 7, 2017 With no major party opposition, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is expected to cruise to victory in Tuesday's election. However, the lack of a big citywide race in Buffalo could impact Erie County races. Listen Listening... / 1:54 WBFO's Chris Caya reports Voters go to the polls in 14 villages By WBFO Staff • Mar 21, 2017 Erie County Board of Elections Voters go to the polls in 14 villages Tuesday to elect their local board representatives. Most voting begins at noon, except in Hamburg, where the polls open at 9 a.m. Polls also are open noon-9 p.m. in Barker, Gowanda and Middleport. Cuomo 'gratified' by positive poll numbers By Mark Scott • Nov 26, 2013 WBFO News file photo New polls show Governor Andrew Cuomo with a big edge to keep his job as governor.