He’s additionally effectively often called a former discuss present host on WBEN Radio.
Erie County Democratic Chairman Jeremy J. Zellner mentioned he had mentioned the comptroller contest with others however it seems the celebration will go together with Hardwick.
“Kevin actually desires to do that, I feel he is the correct selection, and I feel he’ll win,” Zellner mentioned. “I am enthusiastic about it.”
Nonetheless, the Republican aspect of the race stays unclear. Mychajliw says he’ll quickly announce whether or not he’ll search one other time period as comptroller. Hamburg Republican Chairman Dan O’Connell, in the meantime, mentioned he expects Mychajliw – a Hamburg resident – to run as a Republican this yr for supervisor.
If Mychajliw opts for City Corridor over the Rath County Workplace Constructing, some predict the GOP may once more flip to Lynne M. Dixon, a former county legislator and present Comptroller’s Workplace official who unsuccessfully challenged Democratic County Govt Mark C. Poloncarz in 2019.
Hardwick, 63, has criticized Mychajliw for a relentless social media presence that he says has solely widened his well-known rift with Poloncarz. He understands the inherent variations that might come up between the 2 workplaces, however believes a relentless state of conflict is pointless.
“I am a type of individuals who works behind the scenes to carry individuals collectively, the way in which I’ve notably within the Democratic caucus,” he mentioned, including he brings sufficient independence to the trouble to problem the manager department when needed.