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New York State nixes Democratic presidential primary due to virus

The June 23rd primary has been canceled.

New York has canceled its Democratic presidential primary originally scheduled for June 23 amid the coronavirus epidemic in an unprecedented move. 

The Democratic members of the State’s Board of Elections voted Monday to nix the primary. 

New York will still hold its congressional and state-level primaries on June 23. This includes the special election in the 27th congressional district.