Election Day 2013 results
The results are in for Election Day 2013. In western New York the polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday. Several races took center stage including the race for Buffalo Mayor, Erie County Sheriff and Erie County Comptroller.
Incumbent Democrat Byron Brown has won election to his third term as mayor of the City of Buffalo. With 95 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Brown had 70 percent of the votes to Rodriguez's 30 percent.
In the race for Erie County Sheriff Republican incumbent Tim Howard was re-elected to a third term Tuesday. With 84 percent of the precincts reporting, Howard (52%) had a commanding lead over Dobson (31%) and Dunn (17%).
It was a close race for Erie County Comptroller, Stephan Mychajliw defeated Kevin Gaughan. With 83 percent of precincts reporting, Mychajliw led Gaughan 58% to 42%.
Republican Vince Horrigan is the new Chautauqua County Executive. Horrigan defeated Democrat Ron Johnson 56% to 44% in the race to succeed Gregory Edwards. Republican William Aiello will be the next mayor of Olean. Aiello defeated Democratic incumbent Linda Witte, garnering 55% of the vote.
Barry Weinstein held on to his Amherst Supervisor's seat. The incumbent Democrat beat Mark Manna 55% to 45%. Republican Steven Walters narrowly defeated Democrat Walter Rooth III as Hamburg Supervisor, 51% to 49%.
In another tight race in Orchard Park, Republican Patrick Keem squeaked by Democrat Janis Collarusso, also 51% to 49%. Democrat Rick Davis took down incumbent Republican Ronald Polizzi for mayor of the City of Tonawanda, 54% to 46%.
Democrat Mark Montour defeated Republican Paul Wojtaszek in the contest for Justice of the Supreme Court, 59% to 41%.
Links for election results are below.