NEW YORK (NEWS10) - New Yorkers cast their votes in statewide primary elections on Thursday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo won the democratic gubernatorial primary defeating challenger Cynthia Nixon. With 64 percent of the precincts reported, results show Cuomo won 64 to 34.
Cuomo's campaign watch party was held in Manhattan; however, the Governor watched the results from the Governor's Mansion in Albany.
If he wins the general election in November, it will be his third term.
Nixon’s watch party was held at Café Omar in Brooklyn. Nixon was a strong advocate for education and ending the school to prison pipeline. She also campaigned for enacting single payer healthcare and legalizing marijuana.
She conceded the election to Cuomo Thursday night.
With 65 percent of precincts reporting:
Kathy Hochul 46 percent
Jumaane Williams 45 percent
With 85 percent of precincts reporting:
Letitia James 41 percent
Zephyr Teachout 29 percent
Sean Patrick Maloney 22 percent
Leecia Eve 3 percent
For all other results across the state, CLICK HERE.
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