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Florida and New York go to the polls

Poll workers at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department deposit peoples' mail-in ballots into an official ballot drop box on primary election day in Doral, Florida.
Poll workers at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department deposit peoples' mail-in ballots into an official ballot drop box on primary election day in Doral, Florida.

Florida’s primary election is underway. Two million have already cast their votes early.

Democratic voters will decide who takes on Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis in November and who will go up against Sen. Marco Rubio.

And the polls are open in New York. The Democratic primary campaignin the state has beenabruisingone, with the careers of several leading lawmakers hanging in the balance. 

We turn to NPR’s Domenico Montanaro to break down this week’s primary.

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Rupert Allman