Erie Co. Leg. #3 Democratic Primary

George Holt, Jr. ( i ) 3,941 77% Michael Darby 1,170 23%

Erie Co. Leg. #6 Democratic Primary

Albert DeBenedetti ( i ) 1,564 39% Leonard Sciolino 1,365 34% Robert Quintana 1,115 27%

Erie Co. Leg. #7 Democratic Primary

Demone Smith ( i ) 3,084 61% Robert Baines 1,976 39%

Erie Co. Leg. #10 Republican Primary

Kevin Hardwick 1,434 51% Charles Swanick ( i ) 1,373 49%

Buffalo City Court Democratic Primary Debra Givens ( i ) 13,301 56% Mario Giacobbe 7,822 33% Michael Kuzma 2,594 11%

Buffalo Comptroller Democratic Primary

James Pitts 10,089 39% Barbra Kavanaugh 8,934 35% Alfred Coppola 3,963 15% Andrew SanFilippo ( i ) 2,884 11%

Delaware Dist. Councilman Independence Primary

Julie Penman 35 50% Marc Coppola ( i ) 35 50%

Ellicott Dist. Councilman Democratic Primary

Brian Davis ( i ) 2,261 84% Donald Barnes 420 16%

Fillmore Dist. Councilman Democratic Primary

David Franczyk ( i ) 1,225 52% Charley Fisher III 894 38% Ronald Fleming 238 10%

Lovejoy Dist. Councilman Democratic Primary

Richard Fontana ( i ) 1,277 54% Clarence Dent 693 29% Robert Okoniewski 214 9% Patsy Bevelock, Jr. 183 8%

Niagara Dist. Councilman Democratic Primary

Dominic Bonifacio, Jr. ( i ) 1,190 58% Louis Turchiarelli 851 42%

South Dist. Councilman Democratic Primary

James Griffin 2,844 60% Mary Martino ( i ) 1,887 40%

University Dist. Councilman Democratic Primary

Bonnie Russell 1,743 59% Betty Jean Grant ( i ) 1,233 41% by Gabriel Schmidbauer

HUGE surprises and several major upsets occured on tonight's primaries for several key seats in local government elections. Swanick lost the Republican primary for Erie Legislative District 10.

In the your vote counts department .. Julie Penman tied incumbent Marc Coppola with 35 votes each in the Independence Party Primary for the Delware District Common Council seat.

Pitts lives... James Pitts narrowly defeated Barbra Kavanaugh in the Buffalo City Comptroller race.

Griffin is back in business... Jimmy Griffin defeated Incumbent Mary Martino in the South District.

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Erie Co. Surrogate Judge Democratic Primary

Barbara Howe 28,152 72% Nicholas Constantino 11,116 28%

Erie Co. Leg. # 2 Democratic Primary

Mark Schroeder ( i ) 4,821 73% Richard Pawarski 1,826 27%