A Fairview man announced Thursday morning he wants to be the next leader of Erie County....
Don Tucci is a Republican and describes himself as an entrepreneur free market capitalist..
He says his many years as a small businessman gave him the insight as to what would take to become county executive..
Tucci says if elected his number one priority would be to encourage businesses to locate and expand in Erie County...
Tucci says he has street smarts and business sense and said government is no different than a business and people got to understand that you have a revenue source and expenses Just like anything else, you have to live within your budget"
Tucci is a member of the Erie County Tea Party.
This years primaries will be May 21st.