New York gubernatorial election, 1982

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New York gubernatorial election, 1982
New York (state)
← 1978 November 5, 1982 1986 →
  Mario Cuomo NY Governor 1987.jpg
Candidate Mario Cuomo Lewis Lehrman
Party Democratic Republican
Running mate Alfred DelBello James L. Emery
Popular vote 2,675,213 2,494,827
Percentage 50.9% 47.5%

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County results

Governor before election

Hugh Carey
Democratic

Elected Governor

Mario Cuomo
Democratic

The 1982 New York gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1982 to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York.


Results[edit]

Democratic Primary[edit]

New York Democratic gubernatorial primary, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Mario Cuomo 678,900 52.34%
Democratic Ed Koch 618,247 47.66%
Blank – Void – Scattering N/A
Majority 60,653 4.68%
Turnout 1,297,147 38.95%

General Election Results[edit]

New York gubernatorial election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Mario Cuomo 2,559,607 48.71%
Liberal Mario Cuomo 115,606 2.20%
Total Mario Cuomo 2,675,213 50.91% -0.04%
Republican Lewis Lehrman 2,248,741 42.80%
Conservative Lewis Lehrman 230,153 4.38%
Statewide Independent Lewis Lehrman 15,933 0.30%
Total Lewis Lehrman 2,494,827 47.48% +2.26%
Right to Life Robert J. Bohner 52,356 1.00% -2.73%
Libertarian John H. Northrup 16,913 0.32% -0.08%
Unity Jane Benedict 6,353 0.12% N/A
New Alliance Nancy Ross 5,277 0.10% N/A
Socialist Workers Diane Wang 3,766 0.07% -0.20%
Majority 180,386 3.43% -2.29%
Turnout 5,254,705
Democratic hold