Democratic and Republican primaries for state and area offices will be held Tuesday, Aug. 10.

Voting will be held from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in New Milford at all seven voting sites and in other area towns at the usual sites.

On the GOP ballot will be candidates for nomination for governor, lieutenant governor, United States senator, the U.S. House of Representatives, state attorney general and judge of probate.

The Democratic ballot will offer choices for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of the state and state comptroller.

The probate race for Republicans features a race between Marty Landgrebe of New Milford and William DeFeo of New Fairfield to serve the newly formed probate district including New Milford, Bridgewater, Sherman, Brookfield and New Fairfield.

The new district will take effect in January 2011.

-- Susan Tuz