Trump Wins Broad Support in New York GOP Primary

Donald Trump’s commanding victory in Tuesday’s New York State Republican primary was boosted by groups that have been lukewarm toward his candidacy in the past, NBC’s exit poll shows. 
In addition to winning widespread support among whites without a college degree and voters who want an outsider as the next president—groups that have rallied behind Trump throughout the nomination season—Trump also saw strong support from Republicans with a post-graduate degree and incomes above $100,000. Despite his occasional criticism of Wall Street, Trump also did well with voters who believe that Wall Street helps the economy. 
Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, assembled her comfortable win over Rival Bernie Sanders by maintaining her support among key groups of voters who have supported her throughout the 2016 nomination season—African-Americans, Hispanics and those over the age of 65. 

Donald Trump’s commanding win over rivals John Kasich and Ted Cruz in Tuesday's New York presidential primary was boosted by groups that have been lukewarm toward his candidacy in the past, NBC’s exit poll shows. 

In addition to winning widespread support among whites without a college degree and voters who want an outsider as the next president—groups that have rallied behind Trump throughout the nomination season—Trump also saw strong support from Republicans with a post-graduate degree and incomes above $100,000. 

Trump won among New Yorkers identifying as "very" or "somewhat" conservative, but pulled essentially even with Kasich among Republicans who identify as moderate or liberal.

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