New York Attorney General election, 2010

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New York Attorney General election, 2010
New York (state)
2006 ←
November 2, 2010 → 2014

  Schneiderman2.jpg Congressman Daniel Donovan.jpg
Nominee Eric Schneiderman Dan Donovan
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 2,478,659 1,910,361
Percentage 55.78% 43.2%

Attorney General before election

Andrew Cuomo
Democratic

Elected Attorney General

Eric Schneiderman
Democratic

The New York Attorney General election of 2010 took place on 2 November 2010. Democratic State Senator Eric Schneiderman beat his Republican opponent Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. to win the post of New York State Attorney General, which had been vacated by Andrew Cuomo following his run for Governor.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric Schneiderman 227,203 34.36%
Democratic Kathleen Rice 210,726 31.87%
Democratic Sean Coffey 108,185 16.36%
Democratic Richard L. Brodsky 65,683 9.93%
Democratic Eric R. Dinallo 49,499 7.49%
Majority 16,477 2.49%
Voter turnout 12.53%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican Convention results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. ' 59.79%
Republican Robert Antonacci 40.21%

Independence Party[edit]

  • Stephen Lynch, attorney

Freedom Party[edit]

  • Ramon J. Jimenez

Libertarian Party[edit]

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results [3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric Schneiderman 2,478,659 55.78%
Republican Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. 1,910,361 43.20%
Libertarian Carl Person 36,488 0.82%
Freedom Party of New York Ramon J. Jimenez 18,021 0.41%
Total votes 4,443,529 100.0%

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Preceded by
2006
New York Attorney General election
2010
Succeeded by
2014