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Election 2016 results: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton win in New York

Donald Trump Campaigns In New York City On Day Of State's Primary Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Libby Nelson is Vox's policy editor, leading coverage of how government action and inaction shape American life. Libby has more than a decade of policy journalism experience, including at Inside Higher Ed and Politico. She joined Vox in 2014.

Donald Trump won an easy victory in the New York Republican primary Tuesday night, with the race called just as polls closed at 9 pm Eastern. Hillary Clinton was declared the victor of the Democratic primary about 45 minutes later in what appears to be a much closer race.

It's not yet clear how many of the state's 95 delegates Trump picked up — they're awarded by congressional district — but it's likely that he will win a large majority: CNN reported that Ted Cruz's campaign said it expects to win no delegates tonight. And going into election night, Trump was leading his closest rival, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, by 30 points.

In the Democratic race, 247 pledged delegates are at stake, awarded proportionally. Although it's not clear how many delegates Clinton picked up, her win is bad news for Sanders, who needs to win a majority of the delegates in all future states in order to have a majority of pledged delegates before the Democratic National Convention.

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