Primary day in New York City: Voters will hit the polls until 9 p.m.
New Yorkers will have the opportunity to vote in today’s primary elections until they close tonight at 9 p.m.
Polls opened at 6 a.m., with major seats on the ballot like governor and lieutenant governor.
On the Democratic ballot – voters will have three choices for gubernatorial candidate, including current Gov. Kathy Hochul. Her opponents are Rep. Tom Suozzi and NYC’s Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.
The Republican ballot gives voters four choices – Rep. Lee Zeldin, businessman Harry Wilson, Andrew Giuliani, son of former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and Rob Astorino, who ran for governor in 2014.
Mayor Adams slapped his “I Voted” sticker on his chest after casting his vote in Bedford Stuyvesant this morning.
“We need to increase voter turnout,” said Adams. “We need every school to take their kids on a field trip to the poll sites.”
Polls will close at 9 p.m. The deadline to submit absentee ballots is also tonight.