LATE UPDATE April 22, 3:05 PM ET:
Officials at the Westchester County Board of Elections say that the votes were wildly miscounted, and that Ben Carson received only 162 votes in the sixteenth precinct and 9,900 statewide.
Reginald A. LaFayette, one of the county’s election commissioners, told The New York Times that it was likely a matter of human error: “Someone could have called in something wrong.”
As Tuesday night’s presidential primary results proved, New Yorkers have little love for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). In one congressional district, Republican voters even chose to support Ben Carson—who dropped out of the race in March—over the Texas senator.
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