In the state of new York cancelled the primaries of the Democratic party of the United States from the outbreak of coronavirus, reports Reuters.
Originally a democratic primary was scheduled for April 28, and later their implementation was postponed until June 23. Today it was decided to refuse their conduct.
Potential democratic candidate, former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden has stressed that the conduct of the primaries would be “unnecessary and frivolous” in connection with the epidemic. In fact, preliminary elections on what does not influence – all competitors Biden withdrew from the race.
The Republican party in this year will not hold preliminary elections of the Republicans will run the current head of state Donald trump.
The U.S. presidential election scheduled for 3 November. In addition to trump and Biden, participated in the election of independent candidates and representatives of other parties, but traditionally, the main struggle for the White house is between candidates from the main political forces of the American Democratic and Republican parties.
In accordance with the survey company Ipsos and Reuters, published on 22 APR,for Biden is ready to vote 47% of Americans, for trump – 39%.
The new York state accounts for about a third of all cases of coronavirus in the United States, and almost half dead. According to Reuters, in the state of 294 thousand confirmed cases of infection and more than 22 thousand deaths.