New York gubernatorial election, 1978

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New York gubernatorial election, 1978
New York
1974 ←
November 7, 1978
→ 1982

 
Candidate Hugh Carey Perry Duryea
Party Democratic Republican
Running mate Mario Cuomo
Popular vote 2,429,272 2,156,404
Percentage 51.0% 45.2%

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County results

Governor before election

Hugh Carey
Democratic

Elected Governor

Hugh Carey
Democratic

The 1978 New York gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1978 to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York.

Results[edit]

New York gubernatorial election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Hugh Carey 2,305,815 48.36%
Liberal Hugh Carey 123,457 2.59%
Total Hugh Carey 2,429,272 50.95% -6.27%
Republican Perry Duryea 1,913,432 40.13%
Conservative Perry Duryea 242,972 5.10%
Total Perry Duryea 2,156,404 45.22% +3.28%
Right to Life Mary Jane Tobin 130,193 2.73% N/A
Libertarian Gary Greenberg 18,990 0.40% +0.20%
Socialist Workers Dianne M. Feeley 12,987 0.27% +0.10%
Communist Jarvis Tyner 11,400 0.24% +0.14%
U.S. Labor Paul Gallagher 9,073 0.19% +0.13%
Majority 272,868 5.72% -9.56%
Turnout 4,768,319
Democratic hold

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