Live results: New York primary

Can Bernie Sanders defeat Hillary Clinton in the state she once represented in the United States Senate for two terms?

Democrats¬†in the Empire State take to the polls today to decide who they would like to be the party’s presidential nominee. With 247 delegates up for grabs, the primary is critical for bother candidates.

A victory for Bernie Sanders will help him close his pledged delegate deficit, which is now just less than 200 delegates.

Polling has shown the race tightening in recent days, with one Gravis study conducted just days ago showing Senator Sanders within just six points of Secretary Clinton.

Will the strong, grassroots efforts of Sanders’ campaign, making millions of phone calls into the state, ahead of today’s primary be enough to get him over the line? We’ll find out after polls close at 9pm Eastern time.

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