The WNY Democrats for Progress is an organization dedicated to advancing a 21st Century Progressive Agenda for the Buffalo-Niagara Region by electing good Democratic candidates through the use of innovative modern means combined with proven grassroots methods of the past.
Our membership includes elected officials, Democratic activists and campaign consultants with a proven track record of being able to deliver victories in important and difficult races. Current Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, Lancaster Town Clerk Diane Terranova, and Amherst Town Council member Shawn Lavin are founding members.
The Western New York Democrats for Progress will support Democratic candidates who:
- Have Strong Leadership Skills
- Support Progressive Ideals
Are Dedicated to Our Community
- Embrace New Ways of Campaigning
- Have New Ideas, Not Just an Ideology
The Western New York Democrats for Progress will not just assist candidates with traditional volunteer and grassroots efforts (though we do that too), but will go beyond that by offering candidates we support the best tools of today to compete effectively in a 21st Century campaign.
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR ENDORSED CANDIDATES IN THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTION:
Mark Poloncarz for Erie County Executive
Howard Johnson for Erie County Legislature (1st District)
April Baskin for Erie County Legislature (2nd District)
Lisa Chimera for Erie County Legislature (3rd District)
Jeanne Vinal for Erie County Legislature (5th District)
Bill Freeman for Erie County Legislature (6th District)
Tim Meyers for Erie County Legislature (7th District)
John Bruso for Erie County Legislature (8th District)
Kate Eskew for Erie County Legislature (11th District)
Erik Herbert For Niagara County Legislature (7th District)
Mike Szukala for Amherst Town Board
George Hauss For Grand Island Town Clerk
Zachary Niemiec For North Tonawanda Council
Shannon Patch for Tonawanda Town Board
Conor Flynn for Orchard Park Town Board
Amy Kobler for West Seneca Town Clerk
Bill Bauer for West Seneca Highway Superintendent
Joe Cantafio for West Seneca Town Board
Jim Lawson for West Seneca Supervisor
Election Day is November 5 but the election actually starts on October 26 when Early Voting starts. Between October 26 through November 3 voters all across NY will be able to vote early at early voting centers in their county. In Erie County there will be a 37 Early Voting Centers: one for every town, small city and council district in Buffalo. To learn more abouthow you can vote early click here: EARLY VOTING INFORMATION
The next meeting will be held on October 16, 2019, at Victory 2019 Headquarters, 3896 Union Road, Suite 100, Cheektowaga.
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