Northern New York voters flock to the polls

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Voters in Plattsburgh flocked to the polls this Election Day.

Precincts opened at 6 a.m. and will stay open until 9 p.m.

Voters told us it doesn't matter who you vote for, just that you vote.

"With the way things have been in the country, the division, our democracy depends on it. It's very important like this is one of the most important, I believe, elections in forever," said Mary Kleber of Plattsburgh.

Two of the big races in the region are New York's 21st congressional race and New York's 45th Senate race.