New York Attorney General election, 2010

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The New York Attorney General election of 2010 took place on 2 November 2010. Democratic state senator Eric Schneiderman beat his Republican opponent Dan Donovan to win the post of New York State Attorney General, which had been vacated by Andrew Cuomo following his run for Governor.[1]


Democratic Party[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Independence Party[edit]

  • Stephen Lynch, Long Island attorney

Libertarian Party[edit]

Primary results[edit]


Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric T. Schneiderman 227,203 34.36%
Democratic Kathleen Rice 210,726 31.87%
Democratic Sean Coffey 108,185 16.36%
Democratic Richard L. Brodsky 65,683 9.93%
Democratic Eric R. Dinallo 49,499 7.49%
Totals 661,296 100%


Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Donovan Unopposed 100.0%

General election[edit]

General election results [3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric T. Schneiderman 2,478,659 55.78%
Republican Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. 1,910,361 43.20%
Libertarian Carl E. Person 36,488 0.82%
Freedom Party of New York Ramon J. Jimenez 18,021 0.41%
Totals 4,443,529 100.0%


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Preceded by
New York Attorney General election
Succeeded by