GOP primary on Thursday

Registered voters in parts of Oneida County will go to the polls to decide primary contests on Thursday.

Polls will be open noon to 9 p.m. Only enrolled party members can vote.

Republican and Conservative voters in the new 101st Assembly District, encompassing the towns of New Hartford, and Paris have Primary races.

The Republican race is between New Hartford incumbent Claudia Tenney and Brian Maher of Orange County. The Conservative ballot includes Tenney and an Opportunity to Ballot.

In Camden, the town justice race has primaries on the Republican, Conservative and Independence lines. The Republican primary candidates are Lydizia K. Yerdon and Jeffery G. Tompkins. The Conservative one is between Benjamin M. Mitchell and Tompkins. The Independence contest involves Yerdon and Mitchell.

All other primary races in the county involve county committee positions. Republicans in Vienna’s District 1 will select a member of County Committee. In Utica, the Democrat County Committee has primaries in Ward 1, districts 2 through 5 and District 7, as well as Ward 5, District 6.

Yellow cards indicating the correct poll site have been mailed to voters affected by the primaries, reports the county Board of Elections.

Ballots are available for review at the county website, Choose the Board of Elections drop-down for departments and then select the 2012 Primary Election icon to view the ballot.

Voters with election questions can call 798-5765.