Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to pick Erie County's next sheriff and county legislators, town supervisors and mayors in both Niagara and Erie counties.
Our reporters and photographers have been visiting polling sites, talking to voters and candidates, and will bring you results after the polls close. You can follow the live coverage below in tweets from Buffalo News journalists. Click the link below for live results.
The big races
- Democrat Bernard A. Tolbert challenges Republican incumbent Sheriff Timothy B. Howard
- Republican Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. defends his post against Democrat Vanessa Glushefski;
- and Michael P. Kearns, a Democrat running on the Republican line, faces Democrat Stephen J. Cichon for county clerk.
Erie County Legislature: Several competitive races will determine the majority in County Hall come January.
Niagara County: The North Tonawanda mayor's race pits Democrat James K. McGinnis against Republican Arthur G. Pappas.
Statewide: Voters face propositions calling for a state constitutional convention, another stripping corrupt public officials of pensions, and one more creating a land bank for public improvements in the Adirondack and Catskill forest preserves.
Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m.
Where to vote?
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