The New York Primary on April 19 has arrived and you probably have tons of questions like: What time do the polls close? Where can I vote? Am I eligible? HollywoodLife.com has all you the answers so that you can cast your vote!
The New York’s primary is here and it’s an incredibly important that all New Yorkers cast their vote because there are a ton of delegates at stake. But in case you had no idea election day was today or you don’t have a clue how to even vote, we have the answer and no, you can’t vote online. You have to vote where you’re registered and luckily there are polling stations all over New York so if you budget your time, you can vote!
In case you’re wondering exactly how many delegates are at stake for the New York primary 291 Democratic delegates and 71 Republican. Hillary Clinton is currently ahead of Bernie Sanders. She has 1,758 delegates and she needs 2,383 to be able to secure the nomination. Donald Trump has 744 and needs 1,237 to secure his nomination as the Republican presidential candidate. The race is currently very close with Ted Cruz trailing close behind with 559 delegates. The answer is yes … it’s imperative that you vote. But you need to keep in mind that the polling stations aren’t open until midnight. The times are from 6am — 9pm, so you have to make sure you allow enough time to get to a station, wait in line and make it before the cut off.
How do you know if you are eligible to vote? You must have registered by March 25. There’s a great website you can put your information into and it will tell you if you’re eligible, just click here. There are polling stations everywhere but you can’t just run out on your lunch break and vote anywhere, it has to be where you’re registered. Click here to use this polling locator to find out which polling station you can go to.
HollywoodLifers, who are you voting for?