You can always tell when someone is trying to do a good thing in area politics: the local Democrats and Republicans work together to oppose them. Dennis Delano must be perceived as a guy neither party can control, as evidenced by the fact they are trying to invalidate his signatures for Cheektowaga town judge.
Signatures are another advantage of incumbancy, as the incumbants are able to use their supporters (whose jobs usually depend on them getting reelected) to collect them. When someone is a challenger, it is much harder to get on the ballot, as the incumbants already have ready made sychophants on their side. This challenge will not succeed. Delano is a good man and deserves to be on the ballot. The establishment is clearly threatened by his popularity.
In an unrelated matter, Erie Couny Democratic Chairman Len Lenihan was sued for having the worst combover in the Western Hemisphere...
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