Image: Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pose for a selfie photograph outside the Grafflin School where Clinton voted in the New York U.S. presidential primary election in Chappaqua

2016 Election

New York Votes in Rare Competitive Primaries

New York hasn't seen competitive presidential primaries in both parties in decades.

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Image: Hillary Clinton walks on stage after winning the highly contested New York primary

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walks on stage with her husband Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea and son-in-law Marc Mezvinsky after winning the highly contested New York primary on April 19, 2016 in New York City.

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Image: Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at his New York presidential primary night rally in New York

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he speaks at his New York presidential primary night rally in Manhattan.

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Image: A supporter of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Clinton wears a pair of pants imprinted with her image at her New York presidential primary night rally in New York

A supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wears an outfit imprinted with images of Clinton as she waits for the candidate to arrive at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City.

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Image: A couple check their documents before they cast their vote

A couple check their documents before they cast their vote at a polling station in Brooklyn, New York during the New York presidential primary.

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Image: A couple shares a kiss as they hold a sign to promote the vote for Bernie Sanders

A couple shares a kiss as they hold a sign to promote the vote for Bernie Sanders outside a subway station in Brooklyn during the presidential primary for the state of New York.

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Image: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walks around to greet pedestrians in the Times Square neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York

Bernie Sanders greets pedestrians in Times Square. Sanders has stayed stubbornly close to Clinton, rattling off a string of wins in recent primaries and caucuses. While polling shows Clinton with a comfortable lead in New York, Sanders held out hope for a closer race.

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Image: Donald Trump Campaigns In New York City On Day Of State's Primary

People try to get a glimpse of Donald Trump at his Midtown office before he voted on primary day.

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Image: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lifts his ballot while voting for the New York primary election in the Manhattan borough of New York City

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lifts his ballot while voting in Manhattan. For Trump, New York is an opportunity to rebound from a trying stretch for his campaign after a string of losses to Senator Ted Cruz. The biggest question for him heading into Tuesday is whether he captures more than 50 percent of the vote statewide, which would put him in strong position to win all of the state's 95 GOP delegates.

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Image: Members of the New York police guard an entrance at a polling station as voting opened for the New York primary elections in the Manhattan borough of New York City

Members of the New York police guard an entrance at a polling station as voting opened for the New York primary elections in Manhattan on April 19, 2016.

Battling on home turf, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton hoped to emerge victorious from Tuesday's primaries in New York, contests that offer big delegate hauls and an opportunity for the front-runners to inch closer to their parties' nominations.

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A man casts his vote at a polling station in Brooklyn, New York.

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Image: Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pose for a selfie photograph outside the Grafflin School where Clinton voted in the New York U.S. presidential primary election in Chappaqua

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pose for a photo outside the Grafflin School where Clinton voted in the presidential primary in Chappaqua, New York. She spent the final hours of campaigning in New York trying to drive up turnout among women and minorities, her most ardent supporters.

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Image: Hillary Clinton Campaigns In New York On Day Of NY Primary

Hillary Clinton greets supporters outside of a polling station at Douglas Grafflin Elementary School in Chappaqua.

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Image: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves as she carries her ballot to vote in the New York presidential primary election at the Grafflin School in Chappaqua

Hillary Clinton waves as she carries her ballot to vote at the Grafflin School. Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, casted their votes at a local polling place in their adopted home town of Chappaqua. "I love New York and this has been a joy during the last two weeks to be here," Clinton said.

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Image: People vote in the New York primary elections at a polling station in the Brooklyn borough of New York

A child watches as people vote at a polling station in Brooklyn.

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