New York state election, 1928
|Elections in New York State|
The 1928 New York state election was held on November 6, 1928, to elect the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the State Comptroller, the Attorney General, a U.S. Senator and a judge of the New York Court of Appeals, as well as all members of the New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate.
Four Democrats and two Republicans were elected in a tight race.
The incumbents Tremaine and Copeland were re-elected.
The Democratic, Republican and Socialist parties maintained automatic ballot access, the Socialist Labor Party did not re-attain it, and the Workers Party did not attain it.
|Office||Democratic ticket||Republican ticket||Socialist ticket||Workers ticket||Socialist Labor ticket|
|Governor||√ Franklin D. Roosevelt||2,130,193||Albert Ottinger||2,104,129||Louis Waldman||101,859||William F. Dunne||10,741||Charles H. Corregan||4,213|
|Lieutenant Governor||√ Herbert H. Lehman||2,078,921||Charles C. Lockwood||2,064,882||Herman J. Hahn||105,806||Franklin P. Brill||11,715||John E. DeLee||5,198|
|Comptroller||√ Morris S. Tremaine||2,053,971||Harry B. Crowley||2,038,306||Elizabeth C. Roth||117,346||Lovett Fort-Whiteman||12,370||Henrietta Silver||6,733|
|Attorney General||Albert Conway||2,014,769||√ Hamilton Ward, Jr.||2,081,279||William Karlin||118,797||Juliet S. Poyntz||12,464||Simeon Bickwheat||5,701|
|Judge of the Court of Appeals||Leonard C. Crouch||2,006,239||√ Irving G. Hubbs||2,067,046||Hezekiah D. Wilcox||120,076|
|U.S. Senator||√ Royal S. Copeland||2,084,273||Alanson B. Houghton||2,034,014||McAlister Coleman||111,208||Robert Minor||11,956||Henry Kuhn||5,543|
- to succeed William S. Andrews who would reach the constitutional age limit at the end of the year
- REDS IN STATE CONVENTION in NYT on June 11, 1928 (subscription required)
- SOCIALISTS DECLARE FOR WINES AND BEER.; ...WALDMAN FOR GOVERNOR in NYT on July 16, 1928 (subscription required)
- STATE REPUBLICANS NAME OTTINGER AND HOUGHTON in NYT on September 30, 1928 (subscription required)
- ROOSEVELT YIELDS TO SMITH AND HEADS STATE TICKET in NYT on October 3, 1928 (subscription required)
- Rev. Herman J. Hahn, of Buffalo, ran also for U.S. Senator in 1938
- Franklin P. Brill, of Buffalo, ran also in 1924 and 1926
- John E. DeLee, ran also for Comptroller in 1920; for Lieutenant Governor in 1922 and 1926; and for Treasurer in 1924
- Elizabeth C. Roth, of Buffalo, ran also for Lieutenant Governor in 1930; and for Comptroller in 1932
- Hezekiah D. Wilcox (Jan 24., 1855 - Dec. 18, 1931), lawyer, of Elmira, ran also for the Court of Appeals in 1916, 1917, 1921 and 1927; and for Attorney General in 1918, 1922 and 1926; Obit in NYT on December 19, 1931. Wilcox was actually ineligible for this office, since he had passed already the constitutional age limit of 70 years.
- Henry Kuhn, ran also for Secretary of State in 1910; for Attorney General in 1912; and for the U.S. Senate in 1922
- Vote Totals-New York Red Book 1929