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New York gubernatorial election, 1798

New York gubernatorial election, 1798

April, 1798

Nominee John Jay Robert R. Livingston
Party Federalist Democratic-Republican
Running mate Stephen Van Rensselaer Stephen Van Rensselaer
Popular vote 16,012 13,632
Percentage 54.0% 46.0%

Governor before election

John Jay

Elected Governor

John Jay

The 1798 New York gubernatorial election was held in April 1798 to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York.


1798 state election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote
John Jay Stephen Van Rensselaer Federalist 16,012 (54.01%)
Robert R. Livingston Stephen Van Rensselaer Democratic-Republican 13,632 (45.99%)

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