MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Democratic Committee has endorsed a Dunkirk City Attorney as its candidate for Chautauqua County Executive.
County Chair Norman Green says 45-year-old Attorney Richard Morrisroe will take on Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel in this fall’s election.
Wendel was appointed as the county’s next Executive by lawmakers during the legislature’s re-organization meeting in January after New York State Senator George Borrello left the office.
Morrisroe has a general law practice with offices in Dunkirk and Buffalo. He currently lives in Dunkirk with his wife, mother-in-law and two sons.
Green additional says the Democratic Committee endorsed Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson for re-election and Congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano.