The Hunker state convention met on September 5 in Syracuse. Walworth and O'Conor were nominated on the first ballot. The vote for Governor was 98 for Walworth, 23 for Zadock Pratt, and 3 for Greene C. Bronson. The vote for Lieutenant Governor was 83 for O'Conor, 16 for Clinton, 6 for Nathan Dayton, 5 for Baldwin and 3 scattering.
The Whig state convention met on September 13 in Utica. Fish was nominated for Governor on the first ballot with 76 votes for him, 28 votes for Joshua A. Spencer, and only 20 votes for the incumbent John Young.
The Barnburner Free Soil state convention was held on September 13 and 14 at the Court House in Utica. Dix and Gates were nominated by acclamation. The Liberty state convention also met on the same day in the same city, and after passing resolutions, the delegates walked to the Court House and sat with the Free Soil convention as honorary members.