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Parents > United States > New York > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline May 04, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1978 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1979 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1983 - 12:00pm
Turnout 26.14% Total Population
Contributornystate63
Last Modifiedbudgeteer January 19, 2017 05:49am
Data SourcesNY Red Book
Description Carey also ran on the Liberal line.
DEM 2,305,815 LIB 123,457

Duryea also ran on the Conservative line.
REP 1,913,432 CON 242,972
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameHugh L. Carey Votes3,028,503 (57.22%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1979 Margin808,836 (+15.28%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameMario Cuomo Votes2,675,213 (50.91%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1987 Margin180,386 (+3.43%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 1978 NY Governor - D Primary Hugh L. Carey D 724,188
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Name (I) Gov. Hugh L. Carey Minority Leader Perry B. Duryea, Jr. Mary Jane Tobin Gary Greenberg Dianne M. Feeley Jarvis Tyner Paul Gallagher
PartyDemocratic Republican Right to Life Free Libertarian Socialist Workers Communist Labor
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Certified Votes2,429,272 (50.95%) 2,156,404 (45.22%) 130,193 (2.73%) 18,990 (0.40%) 12,987 (0.27%) 11,400 (0.24%) 9,073 (0.19%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -272,868 (-5.72%) -2,299,079 (-48.22%) -2,410,282 (-50.55%) -2,416,285 (-50.67%) -2,417,872 (-50.71%) -2,420,199 (-50.76%)
Fusion Votes
Democratic2,305,815
Liberal123,457
Republican1,913,432
Conservative242,972
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/1 $6,868,583.00 12/1 $4,394,517.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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