BUFFALO, NY – State Senate candidate Amber Small announced another major endorsement today, coming from Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. County Executive Poloncarz is the highest-ranking elected official in Erie County and has served as County Executive since 2012.
“I'm proud to endorse Amber Small for State Senate,” said Poloncarz. “I am a resident of the 60th district and I know Amber will bring a fresh perspective and new energy to our community.”
“I’m honored to have earned the support of our County Executive,” said Small. “Mark Poloncarz has been a strong leader in moving our region forward and I look forward to being his partner in Albany next year.”
County Executive Poloncarz’s endorsement follows recent major endorsements of Small’s campaign by the Communication Workers of America, the New York State Nurses Association and the Fighting for Children PAC.
Small serves as the Executive Director of the Parkside Community Association. In this role she is an advocate for 2,500 residents, working to enhance their quality of life through crime prevention, traffic calming, fair housing advocacy and more. Amber also serves on the Board of Directors for B-Team Buffalo, and is a member of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Business Leaders council. She proudly serves as Vice Chair of WEPAC, a nonpartisan group focused on increasing female involvement in politics and government. Amber is a graduate of the University at Buffalo, and resides in North Buffalo’s Parkside neighborhood with her family. New York's Sixtieth Senate District is located wholly in Erie County and includes the communities of Tonawanda, City of Tonawanda, Kenmore, Grand Island, Hamburg, Orchard Park, Evans, Brant, and the City of Buffalo. Small is endorsed by the Democratic Party, the Working Families Party and the Women’s Equality Party.