Trump and Clinton win on primary day in New York State

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With 94 percent of precincts reporting in New York State the vote tally is:

REPUBLICAN
Donald Trump- 60.1 percent
John Kasich- 25.2 percent
Ted Cruz- 14.7 percent

DEMOCRAT
Hillary Clinton- 57.6 percent
Bernie Sanders- 42.4 percent

With 100 percent of precincts in Rockland County reporting the vote tally is:

REPUBLICAN
Donald J. Trump . . . . . . . . 8,835   62.49
John R. Kasich. . . . . . . . . 2,991     21.16
Ben Carson . . . . . . . . . . 100    0.71
Ted Cruz. . . . . . . . . . . 2,212     15.6

DEMOCRAT
Bernie Sanders. . . . . . . . . 11,072     39.49
Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . 16,966     60.51

So far, Trump has picked up 84 of the available 95 Republican delegates, while Kasich has netted two and Cruz zero. Nine delegates remain to be awarded.

Hillary Clinton is projected to win 129 delegates and Sanders 98 in the Democratic primary. An additional 20 delegates remain to be awarded.

Both Trump and Clinton have New York roots. Trump is a native son of Queens and a longtime New York City real estate developer as well as a well known media personality. His father started the family’s real estate business which originally did business mainly in the outer borough of the city. Donald Trump took his father’s company and first penetrated the Manhattan market, before going on to develop projects all over the nation and the world.

Clinton moved to New York following her husband Bill Clinton’s two terms as US president and served one full term and one partial term as US senator representing the state. She left in January 2009 to serve as secretary of state under President Barack Obama.

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