Three people were honored at the Erie County Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson and Jackson dinner.
The award recipients Friday included Judi Roth, 2012 committeewoman of the year, and Robert Merski Jr., 2012 committeeman of the year. Merski is an Erie city councilman.
Erie County Election Office Supervisor Sharon Drayer, who is retiring after the May 21 primary, was honored for more than 20 years of exceptional service, said Bill Cole, the party’s chairman. Drayer is retiring May 24.
Drayer said she couldn’t attend the event due to a prior commitment.
– John Guerriero