1985 Buffalo mayoral election

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Buffalo mayoral election, 1985
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← 1981 November 4, 1985 (1985-11-04) 1989 →
Nominee Jimmy Griffin George Arthur Nicholas Constantino
Party Republican Democratic Liberal
Popular vote 69,851 56,479 4,741
Percentage 53.29% 43.09% 3.62%

Mayor before election

Jimmy Griffin

Elected Mayor

Jimmy Griffin

The Buffalo mayoral election of 1985 took place on November 4, 1985 and resulted in incumbent mayor Jimmy Griffin losing his primary to local politician George K. Arthur but secured the Republican nomination, defeating Arthur. This marks the last time that a candidate won the mayorship on the Republican line. Griffin won over his two opponents. [1]