Chairman Karl Simmeth Independence Day Message

From the Desk of Chairman Karl Simmeth Erie County Republican Committee   Happy Independence Day! As our nation joins together to celebrate this 4th of July, I wanted to share with you a few thoughts on the 244th birthday of the United States of America. ______ “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are … Continued

Meet the Candidate: Josh Mertzlufft for State Senate

Josh Mertzlufft for State Senate Meet Josh Mertzlufft Candidate for Senate District 60 A lifelong Western New Yorker, Josh Mertzlufft is an engineer-turned-attorney with a passion for bringing people together to solve problems. Josh earned his bachelor’s in Applied Physics from Houghton College and his law degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law. Josh and … Continued

Meet the Candidate: Ed Rath for State Senate

for State Senate Legislator Ed Rath is taking his record of problem-solving and trusted leadership to fight for us in Albany. Ed Rath for State Senate The Trusted Leader We Need Standing Up for WNY Ed Rath is running for Senate because Western New York and upstate need a strong voice in Albany.  He is an independent … Continued

JOIN THE WOLFGANG: Meet Robin Wolfgang candidate for Assembly

JOIN THE WOLFGANG Meet Robin Wolfgang candidate for Assembly Robin Wolfgang is running for State Assembly to give the taxpayers of Amherst and Pendleton the voice they need in Albany. She brings over 30 years of experience to the table in corporate communications, public relations, and government affairs. She spent 16 years working in Washington, DC  for Members of Congress, … Continued

Meet the Candidate: Matt Szalkowski for Assembly

Assembly District 142 Meet Matt Szalkowski A prosecutor, not a politician Matt Szalkowski is running for NYS Assembly to be the people’s prosecutor in Albany. Now more than ever, we need strong independent leaders who stand up to downstate politics and put Western New York taxpayers first. Since graduating law school, Matt Szalkowski has been … Continued


Dear Friends, It is becoming more obvious every day that good, Republican leadership is needed in government – now more than ever. President Trump and our Republican members in Congress have fought hard for stimulus money to support our families and businesses. Our voice must be heard on the road to recovery – and that means … Continued

Election Dates for 2020

Important Dates for 2020 Early voting for Presidential Primary: April 18th – April 26th Presidential Primary Day: April 28 Early voting for the primary: June 13th – June 21st Primary election day: June 23rd Early voting for the general election: October 24th – November 1st General Election: November 3rd Military & Special Federal voters: In … Continued

Election Day Today!

Election Day Today VOTE! Need a ride to the polls? Call us at 716-856-8700! (Click here to find your voting location) Lynne Dixon Erie County Executive State Supreme Court Gerry Greenan State Supreme Court Deborah Haendiges State Supreme Court County Legislature Rev. Juancarlos Rivera North Buffalo Tonawanda Cpl. Jacob McMahon Grand Island Town of Tonawanda … Continued

Chairman Nick Langworthy Passes Torch to Chairman Karl Simmeth and Ensemble Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 16, 2019 Contact: Jesse Prieto 856-8700 | Chairman Nick Langworthy Passes Torch to Chairman Karl Simmeth and Ensemble Team ECGOP Executive Committee Elects Karl Simmeth as the next Erie County Republican Chairman   Buffalo, NY – On Saturday, September 14, Karl Simmeth was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Erie … Continued

Vote Today – Primary Day Tuesday, June 25th

Primary Day Tuesday, June 25th A Message from Chairman Nick Langworthy Chairman Nick Langworthy Time to VOTE! All Politics is Local, which is why our fight for taxpayers starts with local offices. Here is a list of our candidates who are fighting hard in our local Primaries. Every vote counts so share this email and … Continued