New York state election, 1959
|Elections in New York|
The 1959 New York state election was held on November 3, 1959, to elect the Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals.
Chief Judge Albert Conway would reach the constitutional age limit of 70 years at the end of the year.
The only candidate was elected.
|Ticket / Office||Chief Judge|
|Republican||Charles S. Desmond||2,092,694|
|Democratic||Charles S. Desmond||2,080,744|
|Liberal||Charles S. Desmond||220,701|
Desmond's total vote was 4,394,139
- Both Parties Nominate Desmond For the State's Top Judicial Post in NYT on September 24, 1959 (subscription required)
Vote totals from New York Red Book 1960