New York Attorney General election, 2006

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The New York Attorney General election, 2006 took place on November 7, 2006. Andrew Cuomo was elected to replace Eliot Spitzer (who became Governor) as the Attorney General of New York.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Green Party[edit]

Libertarian Party[edit]

  • Christopher B. Garvey, patent and trademark attorney

Socialist Workers Party[edit]

Opinion polls[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Source Date Andrew Cuomo Mark J. Green Sean Patrick Maloney
Actual Primary September 12, 2006 53% 33% 10%
Carolco September 10, 2006 47% 33% 20%
Green Papers September 9, 2006 47% 35% 18%
Green Papers September 8, 2006 50% 29% 21%
Green Papers September 7, 2006 52% 31% 17%
Green Papers September 6, 2006 51% 33% 16%
Qunnipiac September 5, 2006 53% 31% 18%
Source Date Andrew Cuomo Mark J. Green Charlie King Sean Patrick Maloney
Quinnipiac September 3, 2006 40% 23% 16% 11%
Quinnipiac August 29, 2006 42% 26% 14% 8%
Quinnipiac August 5, 2006 49% 21% 9% 6%
Quinnipiac July 22, 2006 57% 19% 5% 3%

General election[edit]

Source Date Andrew Cuomo (D) Jeanine Pirro (R)
Marist [1] November 3, 2006 58% 37%
Green Papers September 9, 2006 53% 47%
Green Papers September 7, 2006 54% 46%
Quinnipiac September 5, 2006 58% 42%
Quinnipiac September 3, 2006 55% 45%
Quinnipiac August 29, 2006 58% 42%
Quinnipiac August 5, 2006 61% 37%
Quinnipiac July 22, 2006 66% 30%

Election results[edit]

Primary[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andrew M. Cuomo 404,086 53.52%
Democratic Mark Green 244,554 32.39%
Democratic Sean Patrick Maloney 70,106 9.29%
Democratic Charles G. King 36,262 4.80%
Totals 755,008 100%

Republican[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeanine Pirro Unopposed 100.0%

General[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andrew M. Cuomo 2,509,311 58.31%
Republican Jeanine Pirro 1,692,580 39.33%
Green Rachel Treichler 61,849 1.44%
Libertarian Christopher B. Garvey 29,413 0.68%
Socialist Workers Martin Koppel 10,197 0.24%
Totals 4,303,350 100.00%

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Preceded by
2002
New York Attorney General election
2006
Succeeded by
2010