Each week, we'll publish a quick Q&A with someone from the local political world. Instead of touching on the latest in policy issues and proposed legislation, the intent is to catch a glimpse of the person behind the title. The interviews are done via email.
Terry McCracken celebrates at Democratic headquarters at the Adam's Mark Hotel on election night November 2011. (Derek Gee/ Buffalo News)
Job Title: Erie County Legislator, 8th district
Family: Married to Kristin; children -- Patrick, Jill, Michael, Kim and our dog Hank
Education: attended Canisius College