1998 Gubernatorial General Election Results - New York
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Lt. Gubernatorial
Popular Vote
George PatakiMary DonohueRepublican 2,571,991 54.32%
Peter ValloneSandra FrankelDemocratic 1,570,317 33.16%
Thomas GolisanoLaureen OliverIndpendence 364,056 7.69%
Betsey McCaughey RossJonathan ReiterLiberal 77,915 1.65%
Michael ReynoldsKaren PriorRight-to-Life 56,683 1.20%
Al LewisDr. Alice GreenGreen 52,533 1.11%
Thomas LeightonJeffrey WrightMarijuana Ref. 24,788 0.52%
YOther (+) - - 16,953 0.36%
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Election Notes:
  • Pataki vote is the fusion of Republican and Conservative parties.
  • Vallone vote is the fusion of Democratic and Working Families parties.
Demographic Data

2000 Population:18,976,457Enum.2000 Population Density:155.2persons/km2
1998 Population:18,755,906Est.1998 Population Density:153.4persons/km2
1990 Population:17,990,778Enum.1990 Population Density:147.1persons/km2
Land Area (2000):122,283km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.5%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: New York State Board of Elections. NYS Board of Elections Governor Election Returns Nov. 3, 1998, New York State Board of Elections ( ) (accessed 02 Nov 2002)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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