1789 New York gubernatorial election

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New York gubernatorial election, 1789

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Nominee George Clinton Robert Yates
Party Anti-Administration Anti-Administration
Running mate Pierre Van Cortlandt Pierre Van Cortlandt
Popular vote 6,391 5,962
Percentage 51.7% 48.3%

Governor before election

George Clinton

Elected Governor

George Clinton

The 1789 New York gubernatorial election was held in April 1789 to elect the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor of New York.


1789 General election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote
George Clinton Pierre Van Cortlandt Anti-Federalist 6,391 51.74%
Robert Yates Pierre Van Cortlandt Federalist 5,962 48.26%

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