New York Attorney General elections

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The New York Attorney General election is held every four years. Electoral history results that are easily accessible and that date back to 1855 in these elections can be found, online, at Our Campaigns.[1] All data on these elections can be verified at Our Campaigns.[1]

Upcoming elections[edit]

2014[edit]

Recent elections[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 election was held on November 2, 2010. Eric Schneiderman was elected to replace incumbent Andrew Cuomo who successfully ran for governor.

2006[edit]

The 2006 election was held on November 7. Andrew Cuomo was elected to replace incumbent Eliot Spitzer who successfully ran for governor.

Year
2006 Andrew Cuomo
Democrat
Working Families


2,509.311
58.31%
Jeanine Pirro
Republican
Independence
Conservative

1,692,580
39.33%
Rachel Treichler
Green


61,849
1.44%
Christopher B. Garvey
Libertarian


29,413
0.68%
Martin Koppel
Socialist Workers


10.197
0.24%

4,701,065 ballots were cast. Out of them, 397,715 were declared blank, void or missing.

2002[edit]

The 2002 election was held on November 5. Democratic incumbent Eliot Spitzer was reelected by a wide margin:

Year
2002 Eliot L. Spitzer
Democrat
Independence
Liberal
Working Families

2,744,302
66.42%
Dora Irizarry
Republican
Conservative



1,234,899
29.89%
John J. Broderick
Right to Life



78,268
1.89%
Mary Jo Long
Green



50,755
1.23%
Daniel A. Counti, Jr.
Libertarian



23,213
0.56%

4,690,536 ballots were cast. Out of them, 559,099 were declared blank, void or missing.

1998[edit]

The 1998 election was held on November 3. Democratic challenger Eliot Spitzer narrowly unseated one-term Republican incumbent Dennis Vacco :

Year
1998 Eliot L. Spitzer
Democrat
Liberal

2,084,948
48.20%
Dennis C. Vacco
Republican
Conservative
2,059,762
47.62%
Catherine Abate
Independence

81,439
1.88%
Robert W. Dapelo
Right to Life

60,399
1.40%
Daniel A. Conti, Jr.
Libertarian

19,864
0.46%
Johann L. Moore
Green

18,984
0.44%

4,985,474 ballots were cast. Out of them, 660,078 were declared blank, void or missing.

1994[edit]

The 1994 election was held on November 8. Republican Dennis Vacco won an open seat in a close election, as Robert Abrams, the Democratic incubent, decided not to seek reelection.

Year
1994 Dennis C. Vacco
Republican
Conservative
2,294,528
49.28%
Karen Burstein
Democrat
Liberal
2,206,188
47.38%
Alfred I. Skidmore
Right to Life

85,649
1.84%
James M. Hartman
Independence
Fusion
37,500
0.81%
Daniel A. Conti
Libertarian

19,202
0.41%
Nancy H. Rosenstock
Socialist Workers

13,416
0.29%

5,325,323 ballots were cast. Out of them, 668,840 were declared blank, void or missing.

Past elections[edit]

Year
1990 Robert Abrams
Democrat
2,404,791
62.73%
Bernard C. Smith
Republican
1,229,318
32.07%
Robert F. Nolan
Right to Life
136,880
3.57%
Margaret Fries
Libertarian
22,602
0.59%
Fred Newman
New Alliance
22,437
0.59%
Natalie Harris
Socialist Workers
17,272
0.45%
Year
1986 Robert Abrams
Democrat
2,548,386
65.13%
Peter T. King
Republican
1,344,344
34.36%
Michael A. Hardy
New Alliance
20,100
0.51%
Year
1982 Robert Abrams
Democrat
3,056,950
64.44%
Frances A. Sciafani
Republican
1,560,474
32.90%
Kevin P. McGovern
Right to Life
101,357
2.14%
Dolores Grande
Libertarian
24,925
0.53%
Year
1978 Robert Abrams
Democrat
2,352,484
53.78%
Michael Roth
Republican
1,973,490
45.12%
Dolores Grande
Libertarian
17,381
0.40%
Jeffrey Reeves
Communist
15,655
0.36%
Raymond H. Markey, Jr.
Socialist Workers
15,072
0.35%
Year
1974 Louis Lefkowitz
Republican
2,624,637
51.63%
Robert Abrams
Democrat
2,189,654
43.07%
Edward F. Campbell
Conservative
232,631
4.58%
Raymond H. Markey, Jr.
Socialist Workers
12,283
0.24%
Raymond H. Martino
Labor
10,161
0.20%
Leland W. Schubert
Libertarian
8,092
0.16%
Michael Zagarell
Communist
6,424
0.13%
Year
1970 Louis Lefkowitz
Republican
3,213,834
58.18%
Adam Walinsky
Democrat
1,886,631
34.15%
Leo Kesselring
Conservative
409,169
7.41%
Miguel Padilla, Jr.
Socialist Workers
14,306
0.26%
Year
1966 Louis Lefkowitz
Republican
3,062,355
53.57%
Frank A. Sedita
Democrat
2,033,981
35.58%
Mason L. Hampton
Conservative
322,693
5.65%
Simeon Golar
Liberal
284,813
4.98%
Paul B. Boutelle
Socialist Workers
12,333
0.22%
Year
1962 Louis Lefkowitz
Republican
3,111,072
55.16%
Edward R. Dudley
Democrat
2,408,653
42.71%
Frederick S. Dennin
Conservative
99,464
1.76%
Leroy McRae
Socialist Workers
21,086
0.37%
Year
1958 Louis Lefkowitz
Republican
2,915,657
52.24%
Peter J. Crotty
Democrat
2,353,374
42.16%
Edward Goodell
Liberal
280,655
5.03%
Scott K. Gray, Jr.
Socialist
31,746
0.57%
Year
1954 Jacob K. Javits
Republican
2,603,858
51.23%
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.
Democrat
2,430,959
47.82%
George W. Fish
American Labor
44,287
0.87%
Catherine Gratta
Socialist Workers
4,059
0.08%
Year
1950 Nathaniel Goldstein
Republican
2,524,134
50.69%
Francis J. D'Amanda
Democrat
2,229,921
44.78%
Frank Scheiner
American Labor
212,990
4.28%
Arthur Preis
Socialist Workers
12,392
0.25%
Year
1946 Nathaniel Goldstein
Republican
2,629,561
55.38%
Anthony J. DiGiovanna
Democrat
2,023,257
42.61%
Benjamin J. Davis, Jr.
Communist
95,798
2.02%
Year
1942 Nathaniel Goldstein
Republican
1,911,747
50.22%
Henry Epstein
Democrat
1,520,415
39.94%
Alexander Kahn
American Labor
335,369
8.81%
Joseph G. Glass
Socialist
31,957
0.84%
Eric Hass
Socialist Labor
7,570
0.20%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Attorney General - History, Our Campaigns, Retrieved 8 January 2014.

External links[edit]