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Letter to the Editor

  "Victims, their families, the accused, and this entire community deserve efficient justice. Mike Benedict is the candidate for Niagara County Court judge with the proven experience and qualifications for this position." - Mayor Robert M. Restaino, City of...

Hon. Robert Merino Endorsement

  “Over 18 years ago, Mike Benedict interviewed for an internship position at my law office while he was attending University at Buffalo Law School. After our first meeting, I hired him immediately. He continues to impress me with his strong work ethic, command...

Laborers’ International Union of North America Endorsement

Endorsement for Mike Benedict To Whom It May Concern: Laborers' Local No. 91 is pleased to announce our support for Mike Benedict for Niagara County Court Judge. Through his years of a practicing attorney Mike has developed professionalism, great qualities, and a hard...
Thomas Beilein Endorsement

Thomas Beilein Endorsement

I have full confidence in Mike Benedict as our next Niagara County Judge. Not only does his knowledge and experience make him well-qualified, but so does his character. Mike is hardworking, trustworthy, and fair. He has my full support. - Thomas Beilein, Former...

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Schratz and VanDeMark Endorse Benedict for Judge

Benedict Gains Key Endorsements from Leading GOP Women   LOCKPORT ALDERWOMEN PRAISE BENEDICT FOR 'CHARACTER, HONESTY, AND INTEGRITY'   March 2, 2020 LOCKPORT—Niagara County Judge candidate Michael E. Benedict added a pair of high-level endorsements to his candidacy...

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Niagara County Democratic Party Endorses Benedict

The Niagara County Democratic Committee endorsed candidates for a slate of local races at a Thursday meeting. The county committee endorsed the following for the 2020 November election: For Congress, the Democrats endorsed Brian Higgins for re-election to the 26th...

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Mayor Roman Endorses Benedict for Judge

Lockport's Roman Endorses Benedict for Judge   MAYOR: JUDICIAL CANDIDATE 'HAS CHARACTER, DESERVES OUR TRUST'   Feb. 24, 2020 LOCKPORT—Niagara County Judge candidate Michael E. Benedict picked up a key endorsement of his judicial bid this morning as the City of...

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Campaign Announcement

November 12, 2019 MICHAEL E. BENEDICT FOR NIAGARA COUNTY JUDGE      Michael E. Benedict is seeking election as the next Niagara County Court Judge in 2020. Mr. Benedict is currently the Principal Law Clerk for Niagara County Court Judge, Sara Sheldon.  Prior to being...

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