Ready to step into the polling place, sign your name, grab a marker and fill in that bubble?
Then head out to the polls from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and join your fellow Americans and make your decisions — you’ve got a few of them.
Plenty of eyes will be on the midterm Congressional elections, and one of the local seats is considered pivotal in that mix: The 19th District where incumbent Republican John Faso faces Democratic challenger Antonio Delgado.
Incumbent Democrat Paul Tonko is challenged by Republican Joe Vitollo in the Albany-centric district and in the massive 21st District, GOP incumbent Elise Stefanik battles Democrat Tedra Cobb and Green Party candidate Lynn Kahn.
For U.S. Senate, Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand faces Republican challenger Chele Farley.
Statewide, Republican Marc Molinaro hopes to unseat Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with three third-party candidates also in the race. Contested races exist for attorney general and comptroller.
Will the state Senate stay in Republican control? That question will be answered at the polls, along with who will win the four Capital Region-area seats. The region also has 11 state Assembly races.
Rensselaer County voters will decide between Mary Pat Donnelly, a Democrat, and Republican incumbent Joel Abelove for the four-year district attorney’s seat. There’s also a District 1 County Legislature seat in play.
Saratoga Springs voters will have two choices on the back of the ballot form. The first seeks approval for the revisions to the current charter. The second seeks approval to add two at-large members to the City Council, expanding it to seven. Question 2 will automatically fail if Question 1 is not approved.
In Stillwater, Deputy Mayor Judith Wood-shaw and political newcomer Anthony Schunk hope to be mayor. The winner of the one-year terms will replace Mayor Frank Tatum, who took over after former Mayor Rick Nelson went to prison for having child pornography.
Scotia Mayor Kris Kastberg’s decision not to run again means village voters will decide between Democrat Thomas Gifford and Republican Loretta Rigney. The trustee and justice seats are also contested.
Schenectady County voters will decide on a county clerk: Republican Nick Barber against Democrat Cara Jasenski Ackerley to succeed John Woodward.