Erie County Legislator John J. Mills declared victory in his re-election bid Tuesday.
The veteran Republican, whose seat is rarely threatened, defeated Democratic challenger Kathryn R. Eskew to retain his seat in the 11th District representing Orchard Park, Evans, Eden, Boston, Brant, Collins, North Collins, Concord and Sardinia.
Mills, 72, is president of JMills Distributing Co. in Orchard Park. He was first elected to the Legislature in 2005.
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Story topics: Elections 2019