While there are a number of states conducting Republican primaries prior to New York, the GOP candidates are already eyeing the state given the number of delegates at stake. The New York GOP primary takes place on April 19 with 95 delegates at stake.
The New York delegates are awarded in winner-take-most fashion. If a candidate receives more than 50% of the votes, he will receive all of the delegates. Click here for further details on how the New York delegates are awarded.
It is no surprise Trump has favorable numbers in New York given his large business presence in the state. Trump was born in Queens, New York.
While there is still time for the candidates to make up ground in New York, the early numbers do not look good for Ted Cruz and John Kasich. New York is a key state in the nomination process with one of the largest number of delegates at stake.
Here’s a look at the latest New York Republican polls.
RealClear Politics Average
RealClear Politics keeps a running average of the New York polls. The average includes data from two polls. The Emerson poll conducted March 14-16 and the Siena poll conducted February 28-March 3.
The Emerson poll was conducted March 14-16. It has a margin of error of 5.6 percentage points.
The Siena poll was conducted February 28-March 3. It has a margin of error of 6.7 percentage points.