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New York Attorney General election, 2010

The New York Attorney General election of 2010 took place on 2 November 2010. Democratic State Senator Eric Schneiderman beat his Republican opponent Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. to win the post of New York State Attorney General, which had been vacated by Andrew Cuomo following his run for Governor.[1]


  • Democratic primary 1
    • Candidates 1.1
    • Results 1.2
  • Republican primary 2
    • Candidates 2.1
    • Results 2.2
  • Independence Party 3
  • Freedom Party 4
  • Libertarian Party 5
  • General election 6
    • Results 6.1
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Democratic primary



Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric Schneiderman 227,203 34.36%
Democratic Kathleen Rice 210,726 31.87%
Democratic Sean Coffey 108,185 16.36%
Democratic Richard L. Brodsky 65,683 9.93%
Democratic Eric R. Dinallo 49,499 7.49%
Totals 661,296 100%

Republican primary



Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. 5,979 59.79%
Republican Robert Antonacci 4,021 40.21%

Independence Party

  • Stephen Lynch, Long Island attorney

Freedom Party

  • Ramon J. Jimenez

Libertarian Party

General election


General election results [3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric Schneiderman 2,478,659 55.78%
Republican Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. 1,910,361 43.20%
Libertarian Carl Person 36,488 0.82%
Freedom Party of New York Ramon J. Jimenez 18,021 0.41%
Totals 4,443,529 100.0%


  1. ^ New York Democrat Eric Schneiderman Wins Race for State Attorney General - Bloomberg, 3 Nov 2010
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