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OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1897 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1897 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1897 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 1898 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1902 - 12:00pm
Contributornystate63
Last Modifiednystate63 June 24, 2005 05:25pm
Data SourcesEncyclopedia of New York City
Description This was the first mayoral race of New York City in its present form. The results for the last four candidates do not include returns from Richmond County.

Low also ran on the National Democrat line.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1894
NameWilliam Strong Votes154,094 (56.63%)
Term01/01/1895 - 01/01/1898 Margin45,187 (+16.60%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1901
NameSeth Low Votes296,813 (51.24%)
Term01/01/1902 - 01/01/1904 Margin31,636 (+5.46%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 28, 1897 NYC Mayor - R Convention
Benjamin Franklin Tracy
R 348
Oct 07, 1897 NYC Mayor - ND Convention
Seth Low
NDP 600
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Name Robert Van Wyck University President Seth Low Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Franklin Tracy Henry George, Jr. Lucien Sanial William T. Wardwell Mayor Patrick J. Gleason
PartyDemocratic Citizens Union Republican Jeffersonian Socialist Labor Prohibition Neither Tea Nor Tiger
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Uncertified Votes233,997 (44.52%) 151,540 (28.83%) 101,863 (19.38%) 21,693 (4.13%) 13,467 (2.56%) 1,359 (0.26%) 1,023 (0.20%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -82,457 (-15.69%) -132,134 (-25.14%) -212,304 (-40.40%) -220,530 (-41.96%) -232,638 (-44.27%) -232,974 (-44.33%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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Name Alfred B. Cruikshank  
PartyUnited Democracy  
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Uncertified Votes615 (0.12%)  
Margin-233,382 (-44.41%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
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