The 2016 New York Primary is here and both Republican and Democratic results and coverage of the voting will stream live all day on Tuesday, April 19, in the largest and most decisive primary so far with 247 Democratic pledged delegates at stake and another 95 in the Republican race.
Scroll down this page to get numerous options for New York Primary live stream results and coverage, both in streaming video and continuously updated text.
Another series of states with hefty delegate totals holds primaries just one week after New York, but none will put as many delegates up for grabs in either party until June 7, when California, the most delegate-rich state in the nation, holds its primary to wrap up the campaign.
For Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, the only real question remaining is whether he will finish with more delegates than his rivals, Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich. With 757 Trump delegates, according to The Green Papers, to 543 for Cruz and a mere 173 for Kasich, it would take something like a miracle for either to overtake the New York real estate tycoon.
The Associated Press has the delegate count slightly different.
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But will Trump reach the total of 1,237 required to win the Republican nomination on the first ballot and secure the nomination without going to an “open convention” where it all could slip away? That has been a matter of considerable debate among political experts for the past several weeks, but one thing is certain. A huge victory in New York would be a big help for Trump in reaching that goal, and a huge victory is exactly what polls show New York has in store for the only New York native in the Republican race.
On the Democratic side, polls show former New York Senator Hillary Clinton — who also served as United States Secretary of State — positioned for what appears to be a comfortable victory in the New York primary over Bernie Sanders, who is like Trump, a native of New York City. But Sanders exited the city in the 1960s for a quieter life in rural Vermont where he has lived ever since and where he now serves as that state’s junior United States Senator.
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More important, Clinton holds a lead of 210 pledged delegates over Sanders, with 1,307 to the Vermont Senator’s 1,097. The problem for Sanders is that all Democratic primaries award delegates on a proportional basis. That means Sanders must start scoring landslide victories in delegate-rich states such as New York to have any hope of erasing that lead.
New York would be a good place to start, but he’ll have to overcome a deficit in the polls of, according to the Real Clear Politics polling average, 12.5 percentage points — and then turn things around to win by nearly that much — in order to make a significant gain on Clinton.
And Sanders now must hope for what would be an absolutely shocking upset.
There are several ways to get a live stream of the New York Republican and Democratic Primary results, which should start becoming clear once polls close in the state at 9 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, 6 p.m. Pacific.
ABC News Go offers a continuous live news coverage stream in the video below.
Another coverage, via UStream, can be accessed in the following video.
And for good measure, here is one final live stream that will carry New York Primary results and analysis.
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Live streaming feeds with commentary and immediate results from the three major cable news networks are also available online, although they mostly require cable or satellite provider online login credentials. Find the CNN feed at this link, MSNBC here at this link, and Fox News by clicking here. Or try this alternative link to get live New York Primary election coverage and results. For a New York Primary live stream without the network bells and whistles — or commercials — C-SPAN provides coverage starting at 9 p.m. Eastern Time, 6 p.m. Pacific, on April 19 at this link.
[Featured Photos By Jae C. Hong/Mary Altaffer/Associated Press]