FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2020
Media Contact: Jesse Prieto, Executive Director
Clarence Councilman Chris Greene Recommended Unanimously to Fill Vacancy of Ed Rath in the Erie County Legislature
Clarence, NY – Chris Greene was unanimously recommended by the Republican Committee Members Saturday morning to fill Senator-Elect Ed Rath’s seat in the County Legislature. His name will be submitted to the Minority Caucus to fill the seat soon to be left vacant by Ed Rath.
Chris Greene is a Republican Councilman in Clarence, NY where he has been a bold community leader fighting for the taxpayers for the last five years.
“I am proud to have the opportunity to continue serving my community and fight for the taxpayers of Clarence, part of the town of Amherst, and Newstead. I look forward to joining the Republican Caucus in the County Legislature and getting to work on solutions for working families and small businesses as we war through this pandemic. Common sense – that’s what I bring to the table and that’s what the people want to see in government now more than ever. It’s time to get to work.”
Erie County Chairman Karl Simmeth congratulated Chris Greene on his recommendation.
“I am proud of this bold display of party unity, and congratulate Chris Greene on his unanimous recommendation. His experience fighting for fiscal responsibility and common sense is exactly the voice we need loud and clear in county hall.”
The 6th Legislative District of Erie County represents Clarence, part of the town of Amherst, and Newstead.