Good morning! It's Primary Day. If you're a registered Republican, Democrat or Conservative, don't forget to vote today. Polls are open noon to 9 p.m. in the north country.
"Today's contest could again divide the Republican and Conservative tickets in the 23rd district, giving Owens' re-election prospects a boost this fall," CQ Politics writes.
With the two candidates agreeing on most issues, primary voters must choose which of the two is better equipped to beat Bill Owens, notes WWNY-TV alum Jessica Cain.
State Conservative Party Chair Mike Long calls Mr. Doheny a liar, without actually using that word.
Mr. Doheny's unwillingness to share his internal poll results suggests it's not good news for the candidate, opines a Plattsburgh college professor.
The primary battle in the 23rd is between two millionaires, one of whom is spending a lot on his own campaign.
Heads up: Some St. Lawrence County polling places have changed.
Great insight from Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight/NYT: "If Mr. Paladino and Ms. O'Donnell win their primaries tomorrow, moderate Republicans in New York and elsewhere in the Northeast might wonder whether there is any longer a place with them within the party. And if there isn't a place for moderate Republicans in New York, or Delaware, one wonders if there is a place for them anywhere."
Mayor Graham, who appears to have a direct pipeline into the Doheny campaign, says he's being told turnout will be between 15 and 20 percent today for the GOP primary.
This story says Matt Doheny served in the administration of former Gov. George Pataki. Ah, got to love the Internet! So factually correct!