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1994 New York 2002
New York gubernatorial election, 1998
November 3, 1998
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Candidate George Pataki Peter Vallone, Sr.
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,571,991 1,570,317
Percentage 54.3% 33.2%
County Results

Incumbent Governor
George Pataki

George Pataki

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

4,985,932 ballots have been cast on that election. Out of them, 250,696 were declared blank, void or missing.

General election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote (PV)
George E. Pataki Mary O. Donohue Republican,
2,571,991 54.32%
Peter F. Vallone Sr. Sandra Frankel Democrat,
Working Families
1,570,317 33.16%
B. Thomas Golisano Laureen Oliver Independence 364,056 7.69%
Betsy McCaughey Ross Jonathan C. Reiter Liberal 77,915 1.65%
Michael Reynolds Karen Prior Right to Life 56,683 1.20%
Al Lewis Alice Green Green 52,533 1.11%
Thomas K. Leighton Jeffrey C. Wright Marijuana Reform 24,788 0.52%
Mary Alice France - Unity Party 9,692 0.20%
Chris Garvey Don Silberger Libertarian 4,722 0.10%
Al Duncan Ruth Robinett Socialist Workers 2,539 0.05%




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