New York Comptroller elections

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For the most recent New York State Comptroller elections, see New York Comptroller election, 2014.

The Elections for New York State Comptroller are held every four years. The next scheduled election is due to be held in 2018. The current New York State Comptroller is Thomas DiNapoli.

The Comptroller is directly elected by First Past the Post.

Elections[edit]

2014[edit]

General election results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas P. DiNapoli 2,272,805 50.78
Republican Harry Wilson 2,070,349 46.26
Green Julia A. Willebrand 104,482 2.33
Libertarian John Gaetani 27,898 0.62
Total votes 4,475,534 100.0

2010[edit]

2006[edit]

2002[edit]

The 2002 election was held on November 5. New York City Comptroller Alan Hevesi defeated former Assembly Minority Leader John Faso:

Year
2002 Alan Hevesi
Democrat
Liberal
Working Families


2,095,913
50.41%
John Faso
Republican
Independence
Conservative


1,933,104
46.50%
Garifalia Christea
Right to Life



61,464
1.48%
Howie Hawkins
Green



47,771
1.15%
James Eisert
Libertarian



19,235
0.46%

4,690,714 ballots have been cast on that election. Out of them, 533,227 were declared blank, void or missing.

1998[edit]

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

Year
1998 H. Carl McCall
Democrat
Independence
Liberal
Working Families

2,862,903
64.75%
Bruce A. Blakeman
Republican
Conservative



1,423,086
32.19%
Douglas H. Harknett
Right to Life



70,397
1.59%
Dean Venezia
Marijuana Reform



39,423
0.89%
Howie Hawkins
Green



15,133
0.34%
Robert M. Goodman
Libertarian



10,310
0.23%

4,985,514 ballots have been cast on that election. Out of them, 564,262 were declared blank, void or missing.

1994[edit]

The 1994 election was held on November 8. Carl McCall had been appointed by the legislature to fill the remaining year of the term held by outgoing Comptroller Edward Regan. London had previously been the Conservative Party's candidate for Governor in 1990 and was offered the Comptroller spot according to many as a compromise between the Conservatives and Republicans:

Year
1994 H. Carl McCall
Democrat
Liberal


2,404,404
51.80%
Herbert I. London
Republican
Conservative/Tax Cut Now

Right to Life

2,155,759
46.44%
Laureen A. Oliver
Independence Fusion



53,801
1.16%
Richard L. Geyer
Libertarian



17,986
0.39%
Brock Satter
Socialist Workers Party



10,078
0.22%

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