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Congressional and State Senate Primary Election is Tuesday, Aug. 23

SARATOGA COUNTY — Primary Election Day is Tuesday, Aug. 23 and polls are open 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. There will be 96 polling sites and 196 voting districts open in Saratoga County. 

New York is a closed primary state – meaning you may vote only for candidates from your own party. Political parties that now remain in New York State are Democratic, Republican, Conservative, and Working Families. If you were previously registered with the Green, Libertarian, Independence, or SAM party, you are now considered No Party (NOP). All registered voters are eligible to vote in the November General Election; however, No Party voters are not eligible to vote in any Primary Elections. 

Saratoga County: 

Republican Party: 44th State Senate District candidates: Daphne Jordan, James Tedisco. 

Conservative Party: 44th State Senate District candidates: Daphne Jordan, James Tedisco. 

Democratic Party: 20th Congressional District candidates: Rostislav Rar, Paul Tonko.    

Early voting, which began Aug. 13, continues to take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21 at four county locations. They are: Saratoga Springs Recreation Center at 15 Vanderbilt Ave.; Wilton Gavin Park at 10 Lewis Road; Clifton Park – Halfmoon Library at 475 Moe Road, and at the County BOE, 50 High St., Ballston Spa. 

For a complete listing of polling sites that will be open on Aug. 23, go to: www.saratogacountyny.gov/departments/board-of-elections/, or call the Saratoga County BOE at: 518-885-2249. 

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