Three 'New York' Candidates Battle It Out In New York Primary03:03
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People cast their votes at a polling station in Brooklyn, in the presidential primary for the state of New York April 19, 2016. (Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)
People cast their votes at a polling station in Brooklyn, in the presidential primary for the state of New York April 19, 2016. (Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)
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Polls are open in New York, where both parties are engaged in intense primary battles. It is a rare election featuring three candidates with strong New York ties. The latest polls show Donald Trump with a commanding lead on the Republican side, and Hillary Clinton leading Brooklyn-born Bernie Sanders. But that gap has closed to about 10 points.

Meantime, dozens of New York voters have launched a lawsuit against the state, claiming their party affiliations on their voter registration were switched or removed, leaving them unable to vote. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Stephen Nessen of WNYC for the latest on the New York primary.

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This segment aired on April 19, 2016.

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