Today is Primary Day across New York state.

Primaries for Mayor in both Utica and Rome highlight today's local races.

In Utica, incumbent Robert Palmieri will face a challenge from Linda Sullivan-Fatata in the Democratic Primary.  Former Mayor Louis LaPolla and Ernie Sanita will meet in the Republican primary.

Rome Mayor Joe Fusco is facing a challenge from Jackie Izzo in the Republican primary and Michael Brown, Louis Daniello and Ramona Smith meet in the Democratic primary.

Three candidates -- incumbent Chris Farber, Daniel Reardon and James Pumbolo -- will face-off in a GOP Primary for Herkimer County Sheriff.

Polls will be open from noon to 9:00.

More From WIBX 950