By Basil Katz

NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) – As New York state prepares to elect its next attorney general, an office made nationally prominent for cracking down on Wall Street before the financial crisis erupted, five Democrats will face off in the primary on Tuesday to select who will run against the sole Republican.

Despite the powerful post’s “Sheriff of Wall Street” notoriety, voters are apathetic about the Democratic primary race. An August poll showed 81 percent of registered Democrats said they were undecided or not going to vote.

Following are possible scenarios as New Yorkers go the polls for the Sept. 14 primary and then the Nov. 2 election.