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New York Comptroller election, 1998


New York Comptroller election, 1998

The 1998 election was held on November 3. Democratic incumbent Carl McCall defeated Republican challenger Bruce Blakeman by a wide margin:

General election


Source Date H. Carl McCall (D) Bruce Blakeman (R)
Quinnipiac September 27, 1998 54% 22%
Quinnipiac October 15, 1998 52% 21%
Quinnipiac October 28, 1998 57% 20%
General election results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic H. Carl McCall 2,862,903 64.75%
Republican Bruce Blakeman 1,423,086 32.19%
Right to Life Douglas H. Harknett 70,397 1.59%
Marijuana Reform Party Dean Venezia 70,397 1.59%
Green Howie Hawkins 39,423 0.34%
Libertarian Robert M. Goodman 10,310 0.23%
Totals 4,421,252 100.00%


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See also

Preceded by
New York Comptroller election
Succeeded by

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