Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was on his way to adding New York delegates to his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, but final results in several other congressional and local primaries on Long Island are likely at least a week away.
The Associated Press declared Biden the winner of the New York presidential primary shortly after the polls closed. But there still are 1.8 million absentee ballots statewide to be counted.
Precautions against the spread of the coronavirus are expected to create the first New York state election in which mailed-in absentee ballots will outnumber votes cast at polling places. The results reported Tuesday night by boards of election only include numbers from early voting from June 13 through Sunday as well as those who voted Tuesday at the polls.| read more ››
Suffolk County Democrats