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The Most Powerful Women In Western New York

Inspired by Forbes Magazine's list of the Most Powerful Women in The World, WBEN is compiling a list of women who hold sway in Western New York.

Who do you think is Western New York's most powerful woman? 
Our Top Ten  (pictured above, from L) are  School Superintendent Pamela Brown | Erie County Court Judge Sheila DiTullio | BPO Maestro Joanne Falletta | Zoo President Donna Fernandes | Erie Legislature Chair Betty Jean Grant | Visit Buffalo Niagara CEO Dottie Gallagher Cohen | Congresswoman Kathy Hochul |  Kim Pegula | Mindy Rich, Rich Products | Margaret Sullivan, The Buffalo News

Click on each picture below to read a brief bio and vote for any of these women today. Stay with us as we update the results all morning, and join us when we unveil the winner Friday morning. This is the only place to enter an official vote, but you can Leave Your Comments HERE  Or share one on this page with your login through  Facebook.com/WBEN930
 
Margaret Sullivan
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Departing Editor of the Buffalo News, responsible for all editorial content at the region's daily newspaper for the past 13 years before stepping aside recently to join the New York Times, her mark during that time is a testament to her power.
 
    
Poll
What's your thinking on the NYS Tax rebate checks?
  Lovin' it!
  It's a 'buy my vote' ploy!
  Just take less in the first place!
 
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