New York's Primary Day for federal offices is June 26 — that's one week from today. As important as voting is, you can't walk to your polling place without information.
With that in mind, we've put together the 2012 Primary Primer, a look at some of the stories that will impact how the voting will go down next Tuesday.
So far in the new Sixth District, A few weeks ago we asked you for your thoughts on the relative strength of the candidates. Currently, Grace Meng, D-Flushing, has pulled way out in front. Do you agree? Disagree? Vote now to make your voice heard.
Assemblyman Rory Lancman, D-Fresh Meadows, hasn't been afraid to call out perceived in the race. He's also not afraid to if it comes to that.
Bayside Doctor Robert Mittman, who entered the race later than most, has put some ideas out there and concentrated on a topic near and dear to Queens' collective heart: health care.
City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, D-Middle Village, is getting short shrift from some voters, but she's definitely kept up her current gig while running for Congress,
The Sixth District isn't the only primary you'll be voting in come Tuesday. The Republican Party will have a primary to settle the question of who's running against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in the fall.
So far, U.S. Rep. Bob Turner, R-Forest Hills, is ahead of George Maragos and Wendy Long. Will that lead hold for the last week? And does the winner stand a chance against a popular incumbent like Gillibrand? Let us know what you think.
If endorsements are your thing, we've been keeping track of the big ones on a weekly basis.