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New York Primary Preview and Live Results

September 13, 2018

The 2018 primary season wraps up Thursday with the New York primaries for state and local offices. The state's primaries for federal offices were held in late June.

We're following the Democratic primaries for governor and attorney general. Polls close at 9:00 PM Eastern Time. Live results will be available on this page after that time. Reload for the latest totals.

Not sure where to vote? Look up your polling place.

New York Democratic Primary for Governor

Incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seeking a 3rd term. He faces a challenge from actress and activist Cynthia Nixon. While the race has generated quite a bit of publicity, the polls indicate that Cuomo should prevail rather easily. Assuming Cuomo moves on, he should have little trouble winning reelection. The Republican nominee will be Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro. (We are pleased to see that perennial candidate Jimmy McMillan, of the Rent is Too Damn High party, is also on the November ballot).

New York Democratic Primary for Attorney General

In a race that could impact President Trump down the road, four candidates are vying to become the state's next attorney general. A recent poll showed no clear frontrunner. The 2018 race opened up when Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned in May after abuse allegations became public. The acting AG, Barbara Underwood, is not running. The Republican nominee will be Keith Wofford.








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