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New York Primary: By the Numbers

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Stickers are seen on a desk at a polling station for the New York state primary election in the Manhattan borough of New York City, April 19, 2016.

Stickers are seen on a desk at a polling station for the New York state primary election in the Manhattan borough of New York City, April 19, 2016.

New Yorkers are voting in Republican and Democratic presidential primaries Tuesday.

Polls close: 9 p.m. (0100 UTC).

Delegates up for grabs

Democrats: 247

Republicans: 95

Candidates' estimated delegate counts so far

Donald Trump: 743
Ted Cruz: 545
John Kasich: 143

Hillary Clinton: 1,761
Bernie Sanders: 1,073

Needed to win nomination
Democrats: 2,383
Republicans: 1,237

Voting rules: New York is a "closed" primary, which means only registered Democrats can vote in Tuesday's Democratic primary. And only registered Republicans can vote in the GOP contest.

Unregistered voters: There are 3.2 million voters in New York who have registered with no party or a minor one. They will not be able to vote in Tuesday's Democratic or Republican contests.

Recent political polls

New York Democratic Presidential Primary by NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist on April 14 shows Hillary Clinton with a 17-point lead over Sanders, 57-40.

New York Republican Presidential Primary by NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist on April 16 shows Donald Trump with a 29-point lead over nearest rival John Kasich and a 38-point lead over Ted Cruz. Results showed Trump favored by 54 percent, over Kasich, with 25 percent, and Cruz with 16 percent.

Upcoming primaries: Primaries are being held April 26 in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania.

Democratic National Convention: July 25-28 in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center

Republican National Convention: July 18-21 in Cleveland, Ohio, at the Quicken Loans Arena

General election: Nov. 8

Some material for this report came from AP.

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