New York state election, 1927
|Elections in New York|
The 1927 New York state election was held on November 8, 1927, to elect a judge of the New York Court of Appeals, as well as all members of the New York State Assembly. Besides, nine amendments to the New York Constitution were proposed.
In 1927, there was only one state officer to be elected statewide: a judge of the Court of Appeals, to succeed Benjamin N. Cardozo, who had been elected Chief Judge in 1926. John F. O'Brien was appointed in January 1927 to fill the vacancy temporarily
The jointly nominated incumbent O'Brien was re-elected.
|Ticket / Office||Judge of the Court of Appeals|
|Democratic||John F. O'Brien|
|Republican||John F. O'Brien|
|Socialist||Hezekiah D. Wilcox|
- Hezekiah D. Wilcox (Jan 24., 1855 - Dec. 18, 1931), lawyer, of Elmira, ran also for the Court of Appeals in 1916, 1917 and 1921; and for Attorney General in 1918, 1922 and 1926; Obit in NYT on December 19, 1931. Wilcox was actually ineligible for this office, since he had passed already the constitutional age limit of 70 years.