10-20-11: Courtesy of WIVB. Saint Joseph’s Collegiate Academy will soon turn into a political punching ground as the two candidates for Erie County Executive go head to head. The Republican incumbent Chris Collins and the Democratic challenger Mark Poloncarz obviously have different plans for running Erie County for the next four years. Thursday we’ll get a chance to hear their opposing views, as we inch closer to decision time November 8th. The heated race for Erie County Executive is gaining a lot of local attention.