Erie County Comptroller
The Erie County Comptroller derives his or her authority from New York State County Law, Article 14. New York State has established a method for choosing a comptroller and a set of rules governing the comptroller’s duties. Erie County has chosen to elect a comptroller and defines the office’s authority in Article 19 of the Erie County Charter. Erie County’s comptroller will serve terms of four years, and should be elected from the county at large.
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