Political newcomer Frank J. Todaro declared victory in his election bid for the Erie County Legislature on Tuesday.
Todaro, a Republican who was also on the Conservative and Independence party lines, upset Democratic incumbent John Bruso to claim the seat in the 8th Legislative District representing Cheektowaga, Lancaster and Alden.
Todaro, 40, is owner of Collision Masters. He has been campaigning on cutting the tax levy, government ethics reform and investing in county roads.
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8th District (100% of districts reporting)
- John Bruso, D, W 9,836 votes, 48.1%
- Frank J. Todaro, R, C, I ,SAM 10,599 votes, 51.9%
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Story topics: Elections 2019