Primary Voters React

By Matt Porter

September 14, 2012 Updated Sep 14, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) It wasn't lines out the door at polls Thursday, but voters who turned out were very enthusiastic about carrying out their constitutional duty.

"I think not a lot of people go out and vote," said voter Steven Brusil. "I don't think the young people pay attention to what's going on, they ought to be out there."

Hundreds trickled into polling places across the county, many of them independent party members deciding who will be their county executive nominee.

"This is an independent vote," said John Chanecka after casting his vote at Saint John and Andrew Catholic Church, "And certainly there are certainly not a lot of independents. It's a key thing this year for county executive."

Election officials say turnout was about what they expected for the small election.

Election officials we spoke to say turnout was about what they expected for the small election.

"It's been good. The people have been coming in. They're enthusiastic, they've been coming in, they want to be here," said Mary Fox, chairperson of Binghamton's 5th district.

The next time voters hit the polls. it will be for the general election on November 6th, 2012.