Political party strength in New York
New York is a Democratic stronghold and one of the "big three" Democratic states alongside California and Illinois.
The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:
- State Senate
- State Assembly
- State delegation to the United States Senate
- State delegation to the United States House of Representatives and also see New York's congressional districts
For years in which a United States presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees received the state's electoral votes.
The parties are as follows: American (A) (More commonly known as the Know Nothing Party), Anti-Administration (AA), American Labor (AL) Conservative (C), Constitutional Union (CU), Democratic (D), Democratic-Republican (DR), Federalist (F), Independence (I), Jacksonian Democratic (JD), (N), no partyNational Republican (NR), National Union (NU), (P), People's Party (PA), Pro-AdministrationRepublican (R), Whig (W), Working Families (WF), and . a tie or coalition within a group of elected officials
|Year||Executive offices||State Legislature||United States Congress||Electoral College votes|
|Governor||Lieutenant Governor||Secretary of State||Attorney General||Comptroller||Treasurer||State Senate||State Assembly||U.S. Senator (Class I)||U.S. Senator (Class III)||U.S. House|
|1777||George Clinton (N)||Pierre Van Cortlandt (N)||None||Egbert Benson||Comfort Sands|
|1778||John Morrin Scott|
|1782||Peter T. Curtenius|
|1784||Lewis Allaire Scott|
|1787||George Clinton (AA)||Pierre Van Cortlandt (AA)|
|1788||Richard Varick (PA)|
|1789||F Majority||45 Anti-F, 19F, 1?||Phillip Schuyler (PA)||Rufus King (PA)||3AA, 3PA||none|
|1790||Aaron Burr (AA)||F Majority||38F, 23 Anti-F, 4?|
|1791||F Majority||F Majority||Aaron Burr (AA)||4PA, 2AA|
|1792||George Clinton (DR)||Pierre Van Cortlandt (DR)||Morgan Lewis (DR)||DR Majority||DR Majority||George Washington (N) and George Clinton (DR) |
|1793||Nathaniel Lawrence||DR Majority||DR Majority||7PA, 3AA|
|1794||F Majority||F Majority|
|1795||John Jay (F)||Stephen Van Rensselaer III (F)||F Majority||F Majority||5DR, 5F|
|1796||Josiah Ogden Hoffman, Sr. (F)||F Majority||F Majority||John Laurance (F)||John Adams and Thomas Pinckney (F) |
|1797||Samuel Jones||35F, 7DR, 1 vac.||F Majority||Phillip Schuyler (F)||6F, 4DR|
|1798||Daniel Hale (F)||36F, 5DR, 2 vac.||F Majority||John Sloss Hobart (F)|
|William North (F)|
|1799||32F, 11DR||F Majority||James Waston (F)||6DR, 4F|
|1800||John Vernon Henry (F)||F Majority||Gouvernor Morris (F)||John Armstrong, Jr. (DR)||Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr (DR) |
|1801||George Clinton (DR)||Jeremiah Van Rensselaer (DR)||Thomas Tillotson (DR)||22F, 21DR||83DR, 25F||7DR, 3F|
|1802||Ambrose Spencer (DR)||Elisha Jenkins (DR)||22F, 21DR||83DR, 25F||DeWitt Clinton (DR)|
|1803||21DR, 1F||73DR, 32F, 3?||Theodorus Bailey (DR)||12DR, 5F|
|John Armstrong, Jr. (DR)|
|1804||Morgan Lewis (DR)||John Broome (DR)||John Woodworth (DR)||27DR, 5F||82DR, 18F||Thomas Jefferson and George Clinton (DR) |
|John Armstrong, Jr. (DR) ||John Smith (DR)|
|1805||28DR, 4F||77DR, 21F, 2 Burrites||Samuel L. Mitchill (DR)||15DR, 2F|
|1806||Elisha Jenkins (DR)||Archibald McIntyre (DR)||32DR||76DR, 19F, 5 Lewisites|
|1807||Daniel D. Tompkins (DR)||Thomas Tillotson (DR)||49DR, 19F, 32 Lewisites|
|1808||Elisha Jenkins (DR)||Matthias B. Hildreth (DR)||24DR, 8F&Lewisite||65DR, 23F, 11 Lewisites||13 James Madison and George Clinton (DR) ; 3 George Clinton and James Madison (DR) N; 3 George Clinton and James Monroe (DR) N|
|1809||23DR, 9F||61DR, 48F, 3 Lewisites, 1IR||Obadiah German (DR)||10DR, 7F|
|1810||Daniel Hale (F)||Abraham Van Vechten (F)||20DR, 12F||64F, 48DR|
|1811||John Tayler (DR)||Matthias B. Hildreth (DR)||22DR, 10F||71DR, 41F||12DR, 5F|
|DeWitt Clinton (DR)||Elisha Jenkins (DR)|
|1812||Thomas Addis Emmet (DR)||25DR, 7F||69DR, 43F||DeWitt Clinton and Jared Ingersoll (F) N|
|1813||John Tayler (DR)||Jacob R. Van Rensselaer (F)||Abraham Van Vechten (F)||24DR, 8F||59F, 52DR, 1 vac.||Rufus King (F)||19F, 8DR|
|1814||27DR, 5F||65F, 47DR||18F, 9DR|
|1815||Peter Buell Porter (DR)||Martin Van Buren (DR)||26DR, 6F||71DR, 41F||Nathan Sanford (DR)||21DR, 6F|
|1816||Robert L. Tillotson||25DR, 7F||63DR, 63F||James Monroe and Daniel D. Tompkins (DR) |
|1817||John Tayler (DR)||Philetus Swift (DR)||Charles D. Cooper (DR)||25DR, 7F||90DR, 36F||22DR, 5F|
|DeWitt Clinton (DR)||John Tayler (DR)|
|1818||John Van Ness Yates (DR)||27DR, 5F||95DR, 31F|
|1819||Thomas Jackson Oakley (F)||28DR, 4F||95DR, 30F, 1?||21DR, 6F|
|1820||18 Bucktails, 13 Clintonians, 1DR||58 Bucktails, 34F, 30 Clintonians|
|1821||Samuel A. Talcott (DR)||John Savage (DR)||19 Bucktails, 13 Clintonians||71 Bucktails, 33 Clintonians, 22F||Martin Van Buren (DR)||20DR, 7F|
|1822||18 Clintonians, 13 Bucktails, 1?||73 Bucktails, 48 Clintonians, 5F||19DR, 8F|
|1823||Joseph C. Yates (DR)||Erastus Root (DR)||William L. Marcy (DR)||32 Bucktails||112 Bucktails, 16 Clintonians||30DR, 4F|
|1824||30 Bucktails, 2 Clintonians||91 Bucktails, 37 Clintonians||26 John Quincy Adams and John C. Calhoun (DR) ; 5 William Crawford and Nathaniel Macon (DR) N; 4 Henry Clay and Nathan Sanford (DR) N; 1 Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun (DR) N|
|1825||DeWitt Clinton (P)||James Tallmadge, Jr. (P)||21 Bucktails, 11 Clintonians||86 Clintonians, 42 Bucktails, 1I||25NR, 9JD|
|1826||Azariah Cutting Flagg (DR)||17 Bucktails, 15 Clintonians||68 Bucktails, 55 Clintonians, 1I||Nathan Sanford (NR)||26NR, 8JD|
|1827||Nathaniel Pitcher (DR)||84 Bucktails, 43 Clintonians, 1I||19JD, 15NR|
|1828||22 Bucktails, 10 Clintonians||93JD, 17AM, 16A-J||18JD, 16NR||Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun (D)|
|Nathaniel Pitcher (DR)||Peter R. Livingston (DR)|
|Charles Dayan (DR)|
|1829||Martin Van Buren (JD)||Enos T. Throop (JD)||Silas Wright (D) ||20JD, 9A-J, 3A-M||82JD, 30A-M, 16A-J||Charles E. Dudley (D)||19JD, 12NR, 3A-M|
|Enos T. Throop (JD)||Charles Stebbins (JD)||Greene C. Bronson (D)|
|1830||William M. Oliver (JD)||25JD, 4A-J, 3A-M||91JD, 29A-M, 7A-J|
|1831||Edward Philip Livingston (JD)||25JD, 5A-M, 2A-J||93JD, 31A-M, 4A-J||William L. Marcy (D)||23JD, 8A-M, 3NR|
|1832||24JD, 6A-M, 2A-J||95JD, 28A-M, 5A-J||Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren (D)|
|1833||William L. Marcy (D)||John Tracy (D)||John Adams Dix (D)||Azariah Cutting Flagg (D)||26JD, 6A-M||100JD, 25A-M, 3A-J||Nathaniel P. Tallmadge (JD)||Silas Wright (D)||32JD, 8A-M|
|1834||25JD, 7A-M||113JD, 10A-M, 5ID|
|1835||28D, 4W||91D, 36W, 1 vac.||31JD, 9NR|
|1836||Samuel Beardsley (D)||111D, 16W, 1A||32JD, 8NR, 1W||Martin Van Buren and Richard Johnson (D)|
|1837||27D, 5W||90D, 38W||30D, 10W|
|1838||22D, 10W||100W, 28D|
|1839||William H. Seward (W)||Luther Bradish (W)||John Canfield Spencer (W)||Willis Hall (W)||Bates Cooke (W)||18D, 14W||83W, 45D||Nathaniel P. Tallmadge (D)||21W, 19D|
|1840||20W, 12D||70W, 58D||William H. Harrison and John Tyler (W)|
|1841||Archibald Campbell||John A. Collier (W)||21W, 11D||66W, 62D||21D, 19W|
|1842||Samuel Young (D)||George P. Barker (D)||Azariah Cutting Flagg (D)||17D, 15W||96D, 32W|
|1843||William C. Bouck (D)||Daniel S. Dickinson (D)||22D, 10W||92D, 36W||24D, 10W|
|1844||26D, 6W||James K. Polk and George M. Dallas (D)|
|Henry A. Foster (D)|
|1845||Silas Wright (D)||Addison Gardiner (D)||Nathaniel S. Benton (D)||John Van Buren (D)||27D, 4W, 1A||65D, 47W, 15A, 1ID||Daniel S. Dickinson (D)||John Adams Dix (D)||21D, 9W, 4A|
|1846||25D, 6W, 1A||74D, 51W, 2 Anti-Rent, 1ID|
|1847||John Young (W)||21D, 10W, 1A||76W, 52D||23W, 11D|
|1848||Hamilton Fish (W)||Christopher Morgan (W) ||Ambrose L. Jordan (W) ||Millard Fillmore (W) ||Alvah Hunt (W) ||24W, 8D||91W, 36D, 1I||24W, 10D||Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore (W)|
|1849||Hamilton Fish (W)||George Washington Patterson (W)||106W, 14FS, 7D, 1 Anti-Rent||William H. Seward (W)||32W, 1D, 1FS|
|1850||Levi S. Chatfield (D) ||Washington Hunt (W)||17W, 15D||64D, 64D|
|1851||Washington Hunt (W)||Sanford E. Church (D)||Philo C. Fuller (W)||82W, 44D, 1FS, 1I||Hamilton Fish (W)||17W, 16D, 1FS|
|1852||Henry S. Randall (D)||John C. Wright (D)||James M. Cook (W)||16W, 16D||65W, 63D||Franklin Pierce and William R. King (D)|
|1853||Horatio Seymour (D)||Benjamin Welch, Jr. (D)||88D, 40W||20D 11W, 1FS, 1I|
|Gardner Stow (W) |
|1854||Elias Warner Leavenworth (W)||Ogden Hoffman (W)||James M. Cook (W)||Elbridge Spaulding (W)||24W, 8D||77W, 47D, 2I, 1FS, 1 Anti-Maine Law||19D, 12W, 1I|
|1855||Myron H. Clark (W)||Henry Jarvis Raymond (W)||75W, 38D, 9A, 4 Temp., 2R||William H. Seward (R)||23O, 5D, 3A, 2W|
|1856||Joel T. Headley (A)||Stephen B. Cushing (A)||Lorenzo Burrows (A)||Stephen Clark (A)||16R, 12A, 4D||47D, 44A, 35R, 2W||John C. Frémont and William L. Dayton (R) N|
|1857||John Alsop King (R)||Henry R. Selden (R)||80R, 40D, 8A||Preston King (R)||21R, 12D|
|1858||Gideon J. Tucker (D)||Lyman Tremain (D)||Sanford E. Church (D)||Isaac Vanderpoel (D)||15R, 14D, 2A, 1IR||61R, 57D, 11A|
|1859||Edwin D. Morgan (R)||Robert Campbell (R)||91R, 27D, 9A, 1ID||26R, 7D|
|1860||David R. Floyd-Jones (D)||Charles G. Myers (R)||Robert Denniston (R)||Philip Dorsheimer (R)||23R, 9D||90R, 37D, 1 vac.||Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin (R)|
|1861||93R, 35D||Ira Harris (R) ||23R, 10D|
|1862||Horatio Ballard (NU)||Daniel S. Dickinson (NU)||Lucius Robinson (NU)||William Lewis (NU)||24R, 8D||92R, 35D, 1IR|
|1863||Horatio Seymour (CU)||David R. Floyd-Jones (CU)||64D, 64R||Edwin D. Morgan (R)||17D, 13R, 1U|
|1864||Chauncey Depew (NU)||John Cochrane (NU)||George W. Schuyler (NU)||21R, 11D||81R, 45D, 1ID, 1 Ind. Un.||Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson (NU)|
|1865||Reuben Fenton (NU)||Thomas G. Alvord (NU)||75R, 52D, 1ID||21R, 10D|
|1866||Francis C. Barlow (R)||John H. Martindale (R)||Thomas Hillhouse (R)||Joseph Howland (R)||27R, 5D||90R, 38D|
|1867||Reuben Fenton (R)||Stewart L. Woodford (R)||83R, 45D||Roscoe Conkling (R) |
|1868||Homer Augustus Nelson (D)||Marshall B. Champlain (D)||William F. Allen (D)||Wheeler H. Bristol (D)||17R, 15D||73D, 55R||Horatio Seymour and Francis Blair, Jr. (D) N|
|1869||John Thompson Hoffman (D)||Allen C. Beach (D)||74R, 52D, 2ID||Reuben Fenton (R)||18R, 13D|
|1870||Asher P. Nichols (D)||18D, 14R||73D, 55R|
|1871||65D, 63R||16D, 15R|
|1872||G. Hilton Scribner (R)||Francis C. Barlow (R)||Nelson K. Hopkins (R)||Thomas Raines (R)||25R, 7D||97R, 31D||Ulysses Grant and Henry Wilson (R)|
|1873||John Adams Dix (R)||John C. Robinson (R)||92R, 34D, 2LR||24R, 9D|
|1874||Diedrich Willers, Jr. (D)||Daniel Pratt (D)||Abraham Lansing (D)||18R, 13D, 1IR||72R, 54D, 2LR||23R, 10D|
|1875||Samuel J. Tilden (D)||William Dorsheimer (D)||Thomas Raines (D)||74D, 53R, 1ID||Francis Kernan (D)||17R, 16D|
|1876||John Bigelow (D)||Charles S. Fairchild (D)||Lucius Robinson (D)||Charles N. Ross (D)||20R, 12D||71R, 57D||Samuel Tilden and Thomas Hendricks (D) N|
|1877||Lucius Robinson (D)||Frederic P. Olcott (D)||70R, 58D|
|1878||Allen C. Beach (D)||Augustus Schoonmaker, Jr. (D)||James Mackin (D)||19R, 12D, 1ID||66R, 61R, 1GB|
|1879||98R, 27D, 3GB||24R, 9D|
|1880||Alonzo B. Cornell (R)||George Gilbert Hoskins (R)||Joseph Bradford Carr (R)||Hamilton Ward, Sr. (R)||James Wolcott Wadsworth (R)||Nathan D. Wendell (R)||25R, 7D||91R, 35D, 1GB, 1ID||James Garfield and Chester Arthur (R)|
|1881||80R, 47D, 1ID||Thomas C. Platt (R)||19R, 13D, 1I|
|Warner Miller (R)||Elbridge G. Lapham (R)|
|1882||Leslie W. Russell (R)||Ira Davenport (R)||Robert A. Maxwell (R)||17D, 15R||67D, 60R, 1IR|
|1883||Grover Cleveland (D)||David B. Hill (D)||86D, 38R, 1 Cent. Lab. Un., 1GB, 1ID, 1IR||21D, 13R|
|1884||Denis O'Brien (D)||Alfred C. Chapin (D)||19R, 13D||72R, 56D||Grover Cleveland and Thomas Hendricks (D)|
|1885||David B. Hill (D)||Dennis McCarthy||74R, 54D||William M. Evarts (R)||17D, 17R|
|1886||Edward F. Jones (D)||Frederick Cook (D)||Lawrence J. Fitzgerald (D)||20R, 12D||77R, 49D, 1ID, 1IR|
|1887||74R, 54D||Frank Hiscock (R)||19R, 15D|
|1888||Charles F. Tabor (D)||Edward Wemple (D)||21R, 11D||72R, 55D, 1ID||Benjamin Harrison and Levi Morton (R)|
|1890||Frank Rice (D)||Elliott Danforth (D)||19R, 13D||71R, 57D|
|1891||68D, 59R, 1IR||23D, 11R|
|1892||Roswell P. Flower (D)||William F. Sheehan (D)||Simon W. Rosendale (D)||Frank Campbell (D)||17D, 14R, 1IR||67D, 61R||David B. Hill (D)||Grover Cleveland and Adlai E. Stevenson I (D)|
|1893||74D, 54R||Edward Murphy, Jr. (D)||20D, 14R|
|1894||John Palmer (R)||Theodore E. Hancock (R)||James A. Roberts (R)||Addison B. Colvin (R)||19R, 12D, 1ID||71R, 57D||19D, 15R|
|1895||Levi P. Morton (R)||Charles T. Saxton (R)||105R, 23D||28R, 6D|
|1896||35R, 14D, 1IR||103R, 47D||William McKinley and Garret Hobart (R)|
|1897||Frank S. Black||Timothy L. Woodruff (R)||114R, 35D, 1I||Thomas C. Platt (R)|
|1898||77R, 69D, 3 Cit. Un., 1IR|
|1899||Theodore Roosevelt (R)||John T. McDonough (R)||John C. Davies (R)||William J. Morgan (R)||John P. Jaeckel (R)||27R, 23D||87R, 63D||Chauncey Depew (R)||18D, 16R|
|1900||Theodore P. Gilman (R)||92R, 57D, 1 vac.||William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt (R)|
|1901||Benjamin Barker Odell, Jr. (R)||Erastus C. Knight (R) ||35R, 15D||105R, 45D||22R, 12D|
|1902||Nathan Lewis Miller (R)||106R, 42D, 2ID|
|1903||Frank W. Higgins (R)||John F. O'Brien (R)||John Cunneen (D)||Otto Kelsey (R) ||John G. Wickser (R)||28R, 22D||89R, 61D||20R, 17D|
|1904||97R, 52D, 1 Ind. Cit.||Theodore Roosevelt and Charles W. Fairbanks (R)|
|1905||Frank W. Higgins (R)||M. Linn Bruce (R) ||Julius M. Mayer (R)||John G. Wallenmeier, Jr. (R)||31R, 20D||104R, 46D||26R, 11D|
|1906||John Raines (R) ||William C. Wilson (R) ||111R, 35D, 3 Mun. Own. Leag., 1ID|
|1907||Charles Evans Hughes (R) ||Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (D)||John S. Whalen (D)||William S. Jackson (D)||Martin H. Glynn (D)||Julius Hauser (D)||31R, 20D||98R, 51D, 1 Ind. Leag.|
|1908||96R, 54D||William H. Taft and James S. Sherman (R)|
|1909||Horace White (R)||Samuel S. Koenig (R)||Edward R. O'Malley (R)||Charles H. Gaus (R)||Thomas B. Dunn(R)||35R, 16D||99R, 51D||Elihu Root (R)||25R, 12D|
|Otto Kelsey (R)|
|1910||Horace White (R)||George H. Cobb (R) ||Clark Williams (R)||94R, 56D|
|1911||John Alden Dix (D)||Thomas F. Conway (D)||Edward Lazansky (D)||Thomas Carmody (D)||William Sohmer (D)||John J. Kennedy (D) ||29D, 21R, 1 Ind. Leag.||87D, 63R||James A. O'Gorman (D)||22D, 15R|
|1912||101R, 48D, 1S||Woodrow Wilson and Thomas R. Marshall (D)|
|1913||William Sulzer (D) |||Martin H. Glynn (D) |||Mitchell May (D)||33D, 16R, 2P||104D, 42R, 4P||31D, 12R, 1P|
|1914||Martin H. Glynn (D)||Robert F. Wagner (D)|||James A. Parsons (D) ||Homer D. Call (P/D) ||82R, 48D, 20P|
|1915||Charles S. Whitman (R)||Edward Schoeneck (R)||Francis Hugo (R)||Egburt E. Woodbury (R) ||Eugene M. Travis (R)||James L. Wells (R)||34R, 17D||100R, 50D||James W. Wadsworth, Jr. (R)||23R, 19D, 1S|
|1916||97R, 52D, 1S||Charles Evans Hughes and Charles W. Fairbanks (R) N|
|1917||Merton E. Lewis (R) ||36R, 15D||100R, 48D, 2S||William M. Calder (R)||26R, 16D, 1S|
|1918||96R, 44D, 10S|
|1919||Alfred E. Smith (D)||Harry C. Walker (D)||Charles D. Newton (R)||29R, 22D||94R, 54D, 2S||24R, 19D|
|1920||111R, 34D, 5S||Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge (R)|
|1921||Nathan L. Miller (R)||Jeremiah Wood (R)||John J. Lyons (R)||James A. Wendell (R)||N. Monroe Marshall (R)||39R, 11D, 1S||119R, 28D, 3S||33R, 9D, 1S|
|1922||William J. Maier (R) ||96R, 53D, 1S|
|1923||Alfred E. Smith (D)||George R. Lunn (D)||James A. Hamilton (D)||Carl Sherman (D)||James W. Fleming (D)||George K. Shuler (D)||26D, 25R||81R, 69D||Royal S. Copeland (D) ||21R, 21D, 1 Vac.|
|1924||86R, 64D||22D, 21R||Calvin Coolidge and Charles G. Dawes (R)|
|1925||Seymour Lowman (R)||Florence E. S. Knapp (R)||Albert Ottinger (R)||Vincent B. Murphy (R)||Lewis H. Pounds (R)||29R, 22D||96R, 54D|
|1927||Edwin Corning (D)||Appointed Position||Morris S. Tremaine (D)||Office Eliminated||27R, 24D||84R, 66D||Robert F. Wagner (D)||25D, 18R|
|1928||88R, 62D||Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis (R)|
|1929||Franklin D. Roosevelt (D)||Herbert H. Lehman (D)||Hamilton Ward, Jr. (R)|||89R, 61D||23D, 20R|
|1930||86R, 63D, 1 vac.|
|1931||John J. Bennett, Jr. (D)||26R, 25D||80R, 70D||22D, 20R, 1 Vac.|
|1932||23D, 20R||Franklin D. Roosevelt and John N. Garner (D)|
|1933||Herbert H. Lehman (D)||M. William Bray (D)||26D, 25R||77R, 73D||29D, 16R|
|1935||29D, 22R||77D, 73R|
|1936||82R, 67D, 1 vac.|
|1938||84R, 65D, 5AL||James M. Mead (D)||28D, 17R|
|1939||Charles Poletti (D)||27R, 24D||85R, 64D, 1AL||25D, 19R, 1AL|
|1940||Franklin D. Roosevelt and Henry A. Wallace (D)|
|1941||Harry D. Yates (D) ||30R, 21D||87R, 62D, 1AL|
|1942||Charles Poletti (D)||Joe R. Hanley (R)||Joseph V. O'Leary (AL) |
|1943||Thomas E. Dewey (R)||Thomas W. Wallace (R)||Nathaniel L. Goldstein (R)||Frank C. Moore (R)||31R, 20D||90R, 59D, 1AL||23R, 21D, 1AL|
|1944||Joe R. Hanley (R)||22D, 22R, 1AL||Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman (D)|
|1945||35R, 21D||94R, 55D, 1AL|
|1947||41R, 14D, 1AL||109R, 40D, 1AL||Irving Ives (R)||28R, 15D, 2AL|
|1948||Thomas E. Dewey and Earl Warren (R) N|
|1949||31R, 25D||87R, 63D||John Foster Dulles (R) ||23D, 20R, 1AL|
|1950||Herbert H. Lehman (D)||22D, 20D, 1AL, 1 Liberal|
|1951||Frank C. Moore (R)||J. Raymond McGovern (R)||32R, 23D, 1AL||23D, 22R|
|1952||23R, 22D||Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon (R)|
|1953||Arthur H. Wicks (R)||37R, 19D||98R, 52D||27R, 16D|
|1954||Walter J. Mahoney (R)|
|1955||W. Averell Harriman (D)||George DeLuca (D)||Jacob K. Javits (R) ||Arthur Levitt, Sr. (D)||34R, 24D||90R, 60D||26R, 17D|
|1957||Louis Lefkowitz (R)||38R, 20D||96R, 54D||Jacob K. Javits (R)|
|1959||Nelson Rockefeller (R)||Malcolm Wilson (R)||34R, 24D||92R, 58D||Kenneth Keating (R)||24R, 19D|
|1960||John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson (D)|
|1961||33R, 25D||84R, 66D||22D, 21R|
|1963||85R, 65D||21R, 20D|
|1964||Lyndon B. Johnson and Hubert H. Humphrey (D)|
|1965||33D, 25R||88D, 62R||Robert F. Kennedy (D)||27D, 14R|
|1966||37R, 28D||90D, 75R|
|1967||31R, 26D||80D, 70R||26D, 15R|
|1968||Hubert H. Humphrey and Edmund Muskie (D) N|
|1969||33R, 24D||76R, 72D, 2C||Charles E. Goodell (R) |
|1971||32R, 25D||77R, 70D, 2C, 1UMAB||James L. Buckley (C)|
|1972||Richard M. Nixon and Spiro T. Agnew (R)|
|1973||37R, 23D||83R, 66D, 1C||22D, 17R|
|Malcolm Wilson (R)||Warren M. Anderson (R)|
|1975||Hugh Carey (D)||Mary Anne Krupsak (D)||34R, 26D||88D, 62R||27D, 12R|
|1976||Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale (D)|
|1977||35R, 25D||90D, 60R||Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D)||28D, 11R|
|1979||Mario Cuomo (D)||Robert Abrams (D)||Edward Regan (R)||86D, 64R||26D, 13R|
|1980||Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush (R)|
|1981||85D, 64R, 1L||Al D'Amato (R)||22D, 17R|
|1983||Mario Cuomo (D)||Alfred DelBello (D)||35R, 26D||98D, 52R||20D, 14R|
|1985||92D, 56R, 2L||19D, 15R|
|1986||Warren M. Anderson (R)|
|1987||Stan Lundine (D)||92D, 58R||20D, 14R|
|1988||Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen (D) N|
|1989||34R, 27D||21D, 13R|
|1991||35R, 26D||95D, 55R|
|1992||Bill Clinton and Al Gore (D)|
|1993||100D, 50R||18D, 13R|
|1994||G. Oliver Koppell (D)||Carl McCall (D)|
|1995||George Pataki (R)||Betsy McCaughey Ross (R)||Dennis Vacco (R)||36R, 25D||95D, 55R||17D, 14R|
|1997||35R, 26D||18D, 13R|
|1999||Mary Donohue (R)||Eliot Spitzer (D)||98D, 52R||Chuck Schumer (D)||19D, 12R|
|2000||Al Gore and Joe Lieberman (D) N|
|2001||36R, 25D||Hillary Clinton (D)|
|2003||Alan Hevesi (D)||37R, 25D||102D, 48R||19D, 10R|
|2004||John Kerry and John Edwards (D) N|
|2005||35R, 27D||104D, 46R||20D, 9R|
|2007||Eliot Spitzer (D)||David Paterson (D)||Andrew Cuomo (D)||Thomas DiNapoli (D)||33R, 29D||106D, 42R, 1I, 1WF||23D, 6R|
|2008||Barack Obama and Joe Biden (D)|
|David Paterson (D)||Joseph Bruno (R)||32R, 30D|
|Dean Skelos (R)|
|2009||Malcolm Smith (D)||32D, 30R||107D, 41R, 1I, 1WF||Kirsten Gillibrand (D)||26D, 3R|
|Pedro Espada, Jr. (D)||30R, 32D|
|Richard Ravitch (D)||32D, 30R|
|2011||Andrew Cuomo (D)||Robert Duffy (D)||Eric Schneiderman (D)||32R, 30D||98D, 51R, 1I||21D, 8R|
|2013||37 Coalition, 26 D||105D, 44R, 1I||21D, 6R|
|2015||Kathy Hochul (D)||38 Coalition, 25 D||105D, 43R, 1I, 1C||18D, 9R|
|2016||Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (D) N|
|2017||40 Coalition, 23 D||106D, 43R, 1I|
|Year||Governor||Lieutenant Governor||Secretary of State||Attorney General||Comptroller||Treasurer||State Senate||State Assembly||U.S. Senator (Class I)||U.S. Senator (Class III)||U.S. House||Electoral College votes|
|Executive offices||State Legislature||United States Congress|
- Politics in New York
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- Beginning in 1927, the Secretary of State was no longer elected, but was appointed by the Governor.
- Beginning in 1927, the duties of the Treasurer were transferred to those of the Comptroller.
- There was no codified start for terms when Clinton took office; the date was set at July 1 in 1787, starting presumably in 1789.
- Most sources state that early governors took office on April 1; however, more contemporary sources note the elections were held on April 1, with the oath of office being delivered on July 1.
- Office established in 1778.
- As Auditor-General.
- Died in office.
- As Auditor.
- Electors were to be appointed by state legislature, which deadlocked, so no electors were chosen.
- Electors appointed by state legislature casting ballots for these two candidates for president.
- Resigned due to poor health
- Appointed to the United States District Court.
- Appointed by the Governor to fill remainder of unexpired term.
- Resigned to accept an appointment as a United States naval officer.
- Resigned when appointed Secretary of State of New York.
- Resigned to become Mayor of New York City.
- Resigned to accept the position of Postmaster of New York City.
- Electors appointed by state legislature.
- Resigned to become minister to France.
- With the election of Morgan Lewis as Governor, the DRs began to divide into two factions, the Lewisites loyal to Lewis, and Clintonians loyal to DeWitt Clinton.
- Resigned to become Vice President of the United States.
- A coalition of Lewisites and Federalists elected a Lewisite, Andrew McCord, as Speaker and organized the chamber.
- As president pro tempore of the state Senate, became acting lieutenant governor.
- A Democratic-Republican, Daniel Cruger, was elected with three members absent on a 62-61 vote. A seat was contested by the Federalists, however, which led to an extended fight over the Council of Appointment. After the DRs won that debate, the contested seat was handed to the Federalist, and the Federalists had a functional majority of 62-61 despite the loss of the Speaker's seat.
- As lieutenant governor, assumed governorship upon resignation of predecessor.
- As Majority Leader of the New York State Senate, served as Acting Lt. Gov. upon succession of Lt. Gov to Gov.
- The length and dates of terms were changed in 1821, during Clinton's second term, which then ended on December 31, 1822 rather than July 1, 1823.
- A division within the Democratic-Republican Party occurred with the election of DeWitt Clinton as Governor between the Clintonians, who were loyal to him, and Bucktails, who were aligned with Martin Van Buren.
- A coalition was formed between the Clintonians and Federalists to elect John C. Spencer, a Clintonian, as Speaker and organized the chamber.
- Elected Chief Justice of the New York Supreme Court by the State Legislature.
- Resigned when elected Governor of New York.
- Per the 1821 state constitution, Yates' term was the first to last two years rather than three.
- Elected a justice of the New York Supreme Court by the State Legislature shortly before the end of his second term.
- The state delegation of New York in the U.S. House of Representatives voted 18-14-2 for John Quincy Adams.
- In April 1824, his political enemies, the Bucktails, voted in the New York State Legislature for his removal from his post as president of the Erie Canal Commission, causing such indignation among the electorate that he was nominated for governor by the "People's Party", and was re-elected governor over the official candidate of the Democratic-Republican Party, fellow canal commissioner Samuel Young.
- Resigned to become United States Secretary of State.
- Resigned to join United States Senate
- As lieutenant governor, became governor for unexpired term and was later elected in his own right.
- Resigned to take seat on New York Supreme Court
- Resigned to become United States Secretary of War.
- Resigned when appointed Governor of Wisconsin Territory.
- Legislated out of office by State Constitution of 1846.
- First Secretary of State elected by the voters.
- First Attorney General elected by the voters.
- First Comptroller elected by the voters.
- First Treasurer elected by the voters.
- With the adoption of the Constitution of 1847, Senators moved from having one-quarter of the body each year to having every seat in the body up every two years, starting with the election of 1847.
- Due to a disputed election with a Whig candidate, the Democrats had a nominal majority at the start of session, and elected Noble S. Elderkin Speaker and organized the chamber. Midway through the session, Elderkin departed to care for his ill wife, and the Whigs assumed functional control under Robert H. Pruyn. After the seat dispute was decided in favor of the Democrat, and after it had been determined Elderkin would be gone the rest of session, a Democrat, Ferral C. Dininny, was again selected as Speaker.
- As a results of the even split, over the two year term, the Senate President Pro Tempore was traded between Edwin D. Morgan, a Whig, and William McMurray, a Democrat. Morgan had it for the first two months of 1852, then McMurray had it the last month of that session and the regular session of 1853, and then Morgan retained for the special session of 1853.
- Welch successfully contested Cook's election, and served from November 20, 1852 to the end of the term.
- Elected on a fusion Whig-Free Democratic ticket.
- The Republicans organized the chamber.
- A Democrat, Orville Robinson, was elected with the help of Republican members on the 49th ballot.
- The American and Independent Republican members worked with the Republicans to organize the chamber
- A Democrat, Thomas G. Alvord, was elected with the help of American members on the 53th ballot.
- A Democrat, Theophilus C. Callicot, was elected Speaker after cutting a deal with the Republicans that if he was elected, he would guarantee the election of a Republican Senator, later determined to be Edwin D. Morgan.
- Resigned in protest of President James A. Garfield's position on federal appointments.
- Resigned to become a judge of the New York Court of Appeals.
- Per an 1874 amendment to the state constitution—taking effect January 1, 1875—Robinson's term was the first to last three years instead of two. As Tilden had been elected prior to the amendment's taking effect, he served the old two-year term.
- Resigned to become President of the United States.
- Per the 1894 state constitution, his term was the first to last two years rather than three.
- Due to a change in the New York Constitution in 1894, the Senate began to have its elections during even years, with a three-year term with the election of 1895 to allow for a transition.
- Resigned to become Mayor of Buffalo.
- Appointed to fill unexpired term, reelected, then resigned to become a justice of the New York Supreme Court.
- Resigned to become New York State Superintendent of Insurance.
- Resigned to take seat as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
- Acted until the appointment of a successor.
- Resigned to practice law.
- Committed suicide while in office.
- Impeached and removed from office for campaign contribution fraud.
- Elected by Legislature.
- Appointed for remainder of first half of term, elected to fill second half of term.
- Resigned when appointed Director of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations for the United States Department of State
- Appointed to fill remainder of term, then elected to a new term.
- Served as acting Lt. Gov., then elected.
- Resigned to become President of Nelson A. Rockefeller's Government Affairs Foundation
- Forced to resign when it became known that he had made frequent visits to convicted labor leader Joseph S. Fay while incarcerated at Sing-Sing prison.
- Elected by State Legislature to fill unexpired term.
- Resigned to devote himself to his Commission on Critical Choices for Americans.
- Conservative member(s) caucusing with the Republicans
- John J. Walsh, a registered Democrat, ran for re-election on the ticket of an "Upper Manhattan Apartment Building Party", and defeated the regular Democratic candidate Edward H. Lehner; see Recanvass Names Walsh Victor By 99 Votes in Assembly Race in the New York Times on November 10, 1970 (subscription required).
- Liberal, Independence, and Working Families members caucusing with Democrats.
- Reelected in 2006 but resigned prior to beginning of the new term.
- Resigned due to a prostitution scandal.
- As temporary president of the state Senate, acted as lieutenant governor.
- Democrats Pedro Espada, Jr. and Hiram Monserrate voted on a Republican organizing resolution, precipitating the 2009 New York State Senate leadership crisis.
- Appointed by Governor to fill vacancy.
- Monserrate and then Espada rejoined the Democratic caucus.
- Members of the Independent Democratic Conference, along with one other Democratic Senator, Simcha Felder, formed a power-sharing deal with the Republicans.