The Erie County Democratic Committee is accepting résumés from applicants seeking to fill the vacancy in the 3rd District of the Erie County Legislature that was left open when longtime Legislator Lynn M. Marinelli resigned to take on new duties with Empire State Development Corp.

The local Democratic Committee will be accepting résumés and cover letters until 5 p.m. Tuesday. Eligible applicants must reside in the 3rd Legislative District, which covers North Buffalo, as well as the city’s Black Rock and Riverside neighborhoods and the southern portion of the Town of Tonawanda.

Those interested in filling the vacant seat are required to send a cover letter and resume to ECDC, Att: 3rd Legislative District Vacancy, 671 Seneca St., Buffalo, NY 14210. They also may be submitted via email to