Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Election Day In New York State

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Voters are heading to the polls Tuesday for primary election day in New York state.

Registered voters are casting ballots to select their party’s candidates for the general election in November. Sixty-three Senate seats, 150 Assembly seats and 10 local judicial seats are up for grabs.

Polls opened at 6 a.m. in New York City, Erie, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties. In all other counties, polls open at noon.

All polls across the state close at 9 p.m.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urges any voters experiencing problems or issues at the polls to call his office’s hotline at 800-771-7755 any time Tuesday between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m.

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