Erie County Comptroller Candidates Stefan Mychajliw (R) and David Shenk (D).
BUFFALO, NY - Political newcomer and former WGRZ reporter Stefan Mychaliw has defeated interim Erie County Comptroller David Shenk.
With 100% of precincts reporting, Mychajliw, a Republican, holds a 52% to 48% lead over Shenk, a Democrat. Just over 10,799 votes separates the two candidates. 20,177 absentee ballots have yet to be counted.
Mychajliw has declared victory.