Syracuse, N.Y. - Through out the Central New York, Primary Elections are getting underway Thursday.
If you are a registered member of a political office you will be bridgeable to vote in your party's primary.
Polls are open Thursday at noon and close at 9:00 p.m.
The major race is between Governor Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon. The former Sex and the City actress has been trailing Governor Cuomo in the polls by double digits, and the winner will likely face Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro in the November election.
Meantime, it's a tight race for Democrats in the State Attorney General race. Candidates include Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, Hudson Valley Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and Manhattan Attorney Leecia Eve. The position was vacated after Eric Schneiderman resigned suddenly this year over allegations he physically assaulted women.