1923 New York state election

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The 1923 New York state election was held on November 6, 1923, to elect a judge of the New York Court of Appeals, as well as all members of the New York State Assembly.


In 1923, there was only one state officer to be elected statewide: a judge of the Court of Appeals, to succeed John W. Hogan, who would reach the constitutional age limit at the end of the year.

The Democratic State Committee met on September 28. Supreme Court Justice Irving Lehman was nominated for the Court of Appeals unanimously.[1]

The Republican State Committee met on September 29. The Democratic nominee, Supreme Court Justice Irving Lehman, was endorsed for the Court of Appeals.[2]


The jointly nominated candidate was elected.

1923 state election result
Ticket / Office Judge of the Court of Appeals
Democratic Irving Lehman 2,026,867
Republican Irving Lehman
Socialist Jacob Panken 145,943


  1. ^ "Lehman Is Named for Appeals Court; Democratic State Committee Makes Choice Unanimous, After Leaders Confer". The New York Times. September 29, 1923. pp. 1, 3. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Lehman Named by Republicans, Too; Smith Is Assailed; No Opposition to Supreme Court Justice, Also the Candidate of the Democrats". The New York Times. September 30, 1923. pp. 1, 2. (subscription required)

See also[edit]

New York state elections

Results: New York Red Book 1924