A number of towns and cities are holding primaries on Tuesday to determine who will be placed on ballots this coming November.
Ten out of the 12 races involve incumbents from both the Democratic and Republican parties.
Polls opened on Tuesday at 6 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m. Only registered Republicans and Democrats can vote.
While there is a lack of high profile local races with no U.S. Senate or governor seats up, there are some pivotal positions to be had.
Residents in Hamden are voting to fill the vacancy left behind by state House speaker Brendan Sharkey, who announced earlier this year that he won't seek reelection.
Sharkey has represented Hamden since 2001. He also presided over the General Assembly's response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Voter turnout is expected to be low, according to the secretary of the state's office.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is still urging voters to come out.
If anyone encounters problems or has questions about voting, they can call the primary day hotline at 1-866-733-2463, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concerns may be reported anonymously; however, callers are asked to identify the town and polling place where the problems occurred.
Voters can click here to confirm that they are registered to vote, locate polling places and check the type of identification they need to bring with them. Voters will need valid identification like a driver's license. If not, a bank statement could work.
Candidates running in primaries Tuesday:
State Senate - 06 New Britain
*Terry Bielinski Gerratana
State Senate - 22 Bridgeport
*Thomas C. McCarthy
Marilyn V. Moore
State Senate - 23 Bridgeport
Democrat *Dennis Bradley
Assembly District - 39 New London
Assembly District - 63 Winchester, Colebrook, Goshen,
*Jay M. Case
David G. LaPointe
Assembly District - 77 Bristol
Assembly District - 88 Hamden
Democrat *James Pascarella
Assembly District - 113 Shelton
Assembly District - 116 West Haven
*Michael A. DiMassa
Louis P. Esposito, Jr.
Assembly District - 124 Bridgeport
*Andre F. Baker, Jr.
Charles J. Coviello, Jr.
Assembly District - 126 Bridgeport
Democrat *Charlie Stallworth
Maria H. Pereira
Assembly District - 146 Stamford
Democrat *Terry B. Adams
Registrar of Voters New Britain
Democrat *Michael W. Trueworthy
Lucian J. Pawlak
Registrar of Voters
Judge of Probate to Fill Vacancy - 02 West Hartford
Michael J. Croll
Judge of Probate to Fill Vacancy - 45 Bethel/Ridgefield
Patrick J. Walsh
* - Denotes an incumbent
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