New York gubernatorial election, 1928

The 1928 New York state election was held on November 6, 1928, to elect the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the State Comptroller, the Attorney General, a U.S. Senator and a judge[1] of the New York Court of Appeals, as well as all members of the New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate.


The Workers state convention met on June 10.[2]

The Socialist state convention met on July 15 at Albany, New York.[3]

The Republican state convention met on September 29 at Syracuse, New York.[4]

The Democratic state convention met on October 2 at Rochester, New York.[5]


Four Democrats and two Republicans were elected in a tight race.

The incumbents Tremaine and Copeland were re-elected.

The Democratic, Republican and Socialist parties maintained automatic ballot access, the Socialist Labor Party did not re-attain it, and the Workers Party did not attain it.

1928 state election results
Office Democratic ticket Republican ticket Socialist ticket Workers ticket Socialist Labor ticket
Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt 2,130,193 Albert Ottinger 2,104,129 Louis Waldman 101,859 William F. Dunne 10,741 Charles H. Corregan 4,213
Lieutenant Governor Herbert H. Lehman Charles C. Lockwood Herman J. Hahn[6] Franklin P. Brill[7] John E. DeLee[8]
Comptroller Morris S. Tremaine Harry B. Crowley Elizabeth C. Roth[9] Lovett Fort-Whiteman Henrietta Silver
Attorney General Albert Conway Hamilton Ward, Jr. William Karlin Juliet S. Poyntz Simeon Bickwheat
Judge of the Court of Appeals Leonard C. Crouch Irving G. Hubbs Hezekiah D. Wilcox[10]
U.S. Senator Royal S. Copeland Alanson B. Houghton McAlister Coleman Robert Minor Henry Kuhn[11]


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