New York state election, 1890
|Elections in New York State|
In 1890, there was only one state officer to be elected statewide: a judge of the Court of Appeals, to succeed Robert Earl whose fourteen-year term would expire at the end of the year.
The Republican State Committee met on September 2 at the Fifth Avenue Hotel in New York City. The incumbent Democrat Robert Earl was nominated to succeed himself on the first ballot (vote: Earl 21, Daniel G. Rollins 3).
The jointly nominated incumbent Robert Earl was re-elected.
68 Democrats and 60 Republicans were elected for the session of 1891 to the New York State Assembly.
|Office||Democratic ticket||Republican ticket||Prohibition ticket||Socialist Labor ticket|
|Judge of the Court of Appeals||Robert Earl||927,243||Robert Earl||Silas W. Mason||33,621||Francis Gerau||13,337|
- JUDGE EARL RENOMINATED in NYT on September 3, 1890
- IT WAS A TAME MEETING in NYT on September 24, 1890
- LOCAL POLITICAL MATTERS in NYT on September 26, 1890
- total votes on Democratic and Republican tickets
- Silas W. Mason, of Chautauqua County, ran also in 1893, and for Attorney General in 1887
- Dr. Francis Gerau, MD (ca. 1826-1896), of Brooklyn, President of the Labor Lyceum Association, ran also in 1888, 1893 and 1894; and for Chief Judge in 1892; see: TOO OLD FOR HER in NYT on September 11, 1886; DR. GERAU'S TRIALS in NYT on November 25, 1886; His funeral in NYT on February 24, 1896
- Result in New York City: THE VOTE IN THE COUNTY in NYT on November 21, 1890
- Result in Kings County: BETTER LATE THAN NEVER in NYT on December 3, 1890