Liveblogging the New York Presidential Primary
Conservatives are saying that Cruz lost tonight because registered conservatives can't vote in the Republican primary.
Only registered Democrats or Republican's can vote today. No independents or registered conservatives.— Charles R. Lewis (@charleysadvisor) April 19, 2016
Only about 150,000 voters are registered conservatives, which is only 1.3 percent of the state's party enrollment. Even if all of them voted for Cruz, he still couldn't compete with Trump. He would beat Kasich, but is that really an accomplishment?