May 23, 2012 Elma, NY. At the Elma Town Hall, David P. Mariacher, was joined by his family ; including his brother-in-law former Buffalo Bills Running Back Thurman Thomas, friends; including former Buffalo Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly, local officials from various towns and supporters, announced his candidacy for the new 147th New York State Assembly Seat.
“First and foremost, I would like to thank all the outstanding Republican Committee members from Erie and Wyoming County who I had the pleasure of meeting the last few weeks.” said Mariacher. “Without them, I would not have the chance to be able to run in this open Republican primary in September.”
“If elected, I will fight the Albany Bureaucrats' every single week I am in Albany.” remarked Mariacher. “Stabilizing funding for our vital rural hospitals, repairing our decaying roads and bridges, finding ways to assist struggling farmers and stimulate our important agriculture economy are just a few of the issues I will embrace from day one.”
Mariacher continued, “Southern Erie and Wyoming county deserves a strong, straight-headed Assemblyman who will;
listen to all taxpayers, residents, small business owners and farming
community members understand what they need, and deliver back what they
“Our community is struggling. Just drive around the district - we need help,”
Mariacher added. “We need new leadership, new ideas, new blood. We need
a kickstart in the right direction and I believe that my background and
energy can help make this happen.”
“I love our community and it kills me to see our area struggle so,” reflected Mariacher. We need to stop the politics and bring people together.”
Mariacher noted that his campaign will be grassroots oriented. He plans on visiting as many voters and residents as possible in person within the next three and half months. “The best way for people to believe that I am the right person for the job is for them to meet me personally. Earning their trust is very important to me.”
“If ordinary citizens are forced
to live within their means, well so should our lawmakers in Albany,”
Mariacher stated. “As a longtime financial and estate planner, I believe
in prudent planning, conservative ideals and the ban sense principle of
“I truly believe I can make a difference,” Mariacher said.
Mariacher, a registered Republican, who has never run for political office before, will be circulating Republican petitions for the open
primary in September. He is currently working to secure the Independence and Conservative Party endorsements. Mariacher has been endorsed by the Elma Republican Committee.