It's election day, and the polls in NYC are open until 9 p.m. (PDF). You can see who is running your district by entering your address here—you'll be able to see your voting location and a sample ballot. The biggest race in NYC might be the battle for Staten Island DA, between incumbent Daniel Donovan, a Republican, and Democratic challenger Mike Ryan. The Staten Island Advance reports, "Those working on both sides of the race expect between 25,000 and 30,000 voters will go to the polls today. At the high end, that would be little more than 10 percent of the borough's 268,181 registered voters." So if you can vote in SI, you should go to the polls to show your voice!
Elsewhere, Suffolk County will see two newcomers vie for the County Executive position (Steve Levy failed gubernatorial race put him out), and Newsday spoke to some voters: One said, "I'm a Democrat...I think the Republicans are very anti-progressive," while another said he voted Republican, "They're better than what we have...The economy is the No. 1 factor."
The Wall Street Journal focuses on the Westchester Legislative seats up for election, noting, "Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino isn't up for re-election Tuesday, but his political future might as well be on the ballot. Mr. Astorino is seen as a rising Republican star and a potential 2014 challenger to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. But his troubles with the county's Democratic Legislature for the past two years have hindered an agenda that could anchor a later statewide campaign. So Mr. Astorino and state Republicans have lowered their shoulders in a fight to knock off at least one of the 12 Democrats on the 17-seat Legislature. If successful, he would remove a veto override and force negotiations on his priorities."