New York Comptroller election, 1998

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The 1998 election was held on November 3. Democratic incumbent Carl McCall defeated Republican challenger Bruce Blakeman by a wide margin:

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date H. Carl McCall (D) Bruce Blakeman (R)
Quinnipiac September 27, 1998 54% 22%
Quinnipiac October 15, 1998 52% 21%
Quinnipiac October 28, 1998 57% 20%
General election results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic H. Carl McCall 2,862,903 64.75
Republican Bruce Blakeman 1,423,086 32.19
Right to Life Douglas H. Harknett 70,397 1.59
Marijuana Reform Party Dean Venezia 70,397 1.59
Green Howie Hawkins 39,423 0.34
Libertarian Robert M. Goodman 10,310 0.23
Total votes 4,421,252 100.00

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Preceded by
1994
New York Comptroller election
1998
Succeeded by
2002