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  NY Attorney General
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Parents > United States > New York > Attorney General
OfficeAttorney General
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 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 23.98% Total Population
Contributornystate63
Last Modifiedbudgeteer January 23, 2017 10:15pm
Data SourcesNY Red Book
Description Abrams also ran on the Liberal line.
DEM 2,218,678 LIB 133,806

Roth also ran on the Conservative line.
REP 1,714,291 CON 259,199
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1974
NameLouis J. Lefkowitz Votes2,624,637 (51.63%)
Term01/01/1975 - 01/01/1979 Margin434,983 (+8.56%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameRobert Abrams Votes3,056,950 (64.44%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1987 Margin1,496,476 (+31.55%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 12, 1978 NY Attorney General - D Primary Robert Abrams
D 604,582
Sep 12, 1978 NY Attorney General - C Primary Michael Roth
C 10,942
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CANDIDATES
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Name Borough President Robert Abrams Michael Roth Dolores Grande Jeffrey Reeves Raymond H. Markey, Jr.  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Communist Socialist Workers  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes2,352,484 (53.78%) 1,973,490 (45.12%) 17,381 (0.40%) 15,655 (0.36%) 15,072 (0.35%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -378,994 (-8.66%) -2,335,103 (-53.38%) -2,336,829 (-53.42%) -2,337,412 (-53.44%)  
Fusion Votes
Democratic2,218,678
Liberal133,806
Republican1,714,291
Conservative259,199
 
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