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2012 Primary Preview: Few Contested Races

Voters can go to the polls starting at 6 a.m.

Though it’s a presidential year and there are eight races on each side of the ballot, there are only five contested primaries in today’s election.

In all, for president, United States Senate and House of Representatives, county sheriff, county clerk, county surrogate, county freeholder and West Deptford committee.

On the Republican side, there are three contested races: Four candidates are vying for president, though Mitt Romney is the de facto nominee, four candidates are in the mix for the United States Senate and two candidates are up for sheriff.

For the Democrats, the House of Representatives race and surrogate’s race are the only contested primaries.

School board candidates and independent candidates for all offices will also be set today, with the deadline for nominating petitions looming this afternoon.

Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. for the primary. Not sure where you’re voting? Here’s a list of polling locations, along with the above interactive map of districts, to help you find out where to vote.

District 1: 
–400 Crown Point Rd.

District 2: 
Red Bank Scout Building–
Red Bank and Hessian avenues

District 3:  –611 Academy Ave.

District 4: 
 –31 Budd Blvd.

District 5: 
–350 DuBois Ave.

District 6: –31 
Budd Blvd.

District 7: –Firehouse Lane

District 8: 
–192 Philadelphia Ave.

District 9: –611 Academy Ave.

District 10: –350 DuBois Ave.

District 11: –15 Hill Ln.

District 12: –15 Hill Ln.

District 13: 
–400 Crown Point Rd.

District 14: 
–675 Grove Rd.

District 15: 
–192 Philadelphia Ave.

District 16: 
–Firehouse Lane

District 17: 
–675 Grove Rd.

District 18: 
–675 Grove Rd.

District 19: –675 Grove Rd.

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