Brian Gould, assistant chief and a 24-year veteran of the town force, looks to secure the Working Families committee endorsement, which activist Myles L. Carter is also seeking.
Brown will seek the endorsement of the Democratic Party on Thursday, confirming the long-held open secret that his campaign seeks to break the current four-term record he shares with the late James D. Griffin.
When Erie County Democrats gathered to bestow endorsements for countywide offices, their decisions proved most significant for those they refused to support.
The final – and unprecedented – phase of determining winners and losers of the 2020 general election begins Monday
In nine days of early voting, 167,938 votes were recorded in Erie County, representing 26.6% of the county’s nearly 630,000 registered voters.
According to Board of Elections Commissioners Jeremy J. Zellner and Ralph M. Mohr, that brings the total of ballots cast in Erie County since voting began on Oct. 24 to 137,787.
Commissioners Ralph M. Mohr and Jeremy J. Zellner said in a statement that since early voting began Saturday, there have been 115,217 ballots cast in Erie County.
In all, an adjusted total of 28,214 ballots have been cast since voting began at noon Saturday.