New York gubernatorial election, 1998

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New York gubernatorial election, 1998
New York
1994 ←
November 3, 1998
→ 2002

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Candidate George Pataki Peter Vallone, Sr. Tom Golisano
Party Republican Democratic Independence
Popular vote 2,571,991 1,570,317 364,056
Percentage 54.3% 33.2% 7.7%

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County results

Governor before election

George Pataki
Republican

Elected Governor

George Pataki
Republican

The New York gubernatorial election of 1998 was an election for the state governorship held on November 3, 1998. Governor George Pataki, the Republican incumbent, was re-elected with 54% of the vote.

Statewide Results

New York gubernatorial election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican George Pataki 2,223,264 44.59%
Conservative George Pataki 348,727 6.99%
Total George Pataki 2,571,991 54.32% +5.53%
Democratic Peter Vallone, Sr. 1,518,992 30.47%
Working Families Peter Vallone, Sr. 51,325 1.03%
Total Peter Vallone, Sr. 1,570,317 33.16% -12.29%
Independence Tom Golisano 364,056 7.69% +3.51%
Liberal Betsy McCaughey 77,915 1.65% -0.12%
Right to Life Michael Reynolds 56,683 1.20% -0.10%
Green Al Lewis 52,533 1.11% N/A
Marijuana Reform Thomas K. Leighton 24,788 0.52% N/A
Unity Mary Alice France 9,692 0.21% N/A
Libertarian Chris Garvey 4,722 0.11% -0.07%
Socialist Workers Al Duncan 2,539 0.11% +0.01%
Blank - Void - Scattering 250,696 5.02% N/A
Majority 1,001,674 21.15% +17.81%
Turnout 4,985,932
Republican hold Swing

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