N.J. voters on Election Day gave the GOP candidate, Donald Trump, a decisive victory in the state’s presidential election, which will determine the Republican nomination for the 2020 presidential race.
The New Jersey Democrat-Gazette reported that Clinton received 47.3% of the vote, with Trump winning 43.6% of votes.
The Democratic nominee, Bernie Sanders, received 37.4% of ballots and the Green Party candidate, Jill Stein, received 1.7%.
In New York, a Republican candidate, John Kasich, won an upset victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, winning with 50.3%, while in Florida, Florida’s Democratic nominee took 49.3%.
New York has seen an increase in the number of votes cast for both candidates in the past two years.
In 2016, Trump received 39.4 million votes and Clinton received 37 million.
In 2014, Trump and Clinton garnered 40.4 and 40.3 million, respectively.
In 2008, Clinton received 31.7 million and Trump received 29.5 million votes.
Both candidates also received votes from minority voters.
The state’s Democratic and Republican parties held joint elections on Tuesday.
The Republican Party of New York and the Democratic Party of Nassau County held joint election in New York City.
On Election Day, Clinton, a former secretary of state and the first woman nominated for the office, defeated Trump by a margin of almost two to one.
Trump, who has repeatedly attacked the integrity of the New York primary process, had more than 8 million votes cast in the Democratic presidential primary.