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Today voters can decide a number of primary races across the city. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. The primary comes as a number of high profile scandals haunt the state legislature. The New York Times reports that Assemblyman Vito Lopez who was censured by the Assembly for sexual harassment is still helping his allies in their primary contests in an attempt tp sure up his power even while they try to distance themselves from the scandal-scarred legislator. For more information on the various races and information on where to vote check out Gotham Gazette's Guide For The Last Minute Voter.
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