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At least six of the candidates designated by the Onondaga County Democratic Party Thursday night will face primary challengers this summer.

Primaries are shaping up in four Syracuse Common Council races, the race for city auditor and the race for the Onondaga County Legislature’s 15th District.

Candidates who did not get the party’s designation confirmed to Central Current their plans to run.

See the current Democratic races and candidates in which there will be primaries below. All designated candidates are identified with an asterisk. Challengers are listed alphabetically.

Editor’s note: This is a developing story. Democrats designated candidates Wednesday night. Additional candidates could announce their plans to primary designated candidates. The article will be updated accordingly.

Onondaga County Legislature, 15th District

  • Tim Rudd*
  • Mo Brown

Syracuse Common Council, 1st District

  • Sean Reed Jr.*
  • Marty Nave

Syracuse Common Council, 3rd District

  • Corey Williams*
  • Khris Dodson
  • Emily Essi

Syracuse Common Council, 4th District

  • Bruce Conner*
  • Hasahn Bloodworth
  • Patrona Jones-Rowser

Syracuse Common Council, At-large

  • Chol Majok*
  • Rita Paniagua*
  • Raquan Pride-Green
  • Jennifer Schultz

Syracuse Auditor

  • Nader Maroun*
  • Alex Marion

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