County Executive Mark Poloncarz Endorses Pat Burke for Assembly

Buffalo, NY – Today, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced his support and endorsement of Democratic candidate Patrick Burke (D- South Buffalo) to represent the 142nd Assembly district in New York. County Executive Poloncarz noted Burke’s leadership and ability to work across the aisle in the Erie County Legislature as chief among the reasons behind his endorsement.

Pat Burke Earns Support of Nearly Every WNY Labor Group

Assembly candidate Patrick Burke (D/WFP/ REF-Buffalo) has received strong support from major labor unions across Western New York, including those representing workers in the construction, health care, and education sectors. Burke has received these endorsements in response to his vision for economic growth for the region as well as his experience standing on the picket line with the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers when they were on strike. Burke has written letters to the CEOs of major corporations on behalf of workers fighting for a better deal for themselves and their families. Most notable, he drafted legislation entitled the “Invest in Erie, Invest in America Act” a bill that would promote businesses right here in Erie County.