Election Results

Governor's Races

* Indicates the winner of the Statewide Election.

Governor's Race 1986

Mario Cuomo (Democrat) - 15,885
Andrew O'Rourke (Republican) - 13,367


Governor's Race 1990


Herb London (Conservative) - 11,913

Mario Cuomo (Democrat) * - 9,989

Pierre Rinfret (Republican) - 9,353


Governor's Race 1994

George Pataki (Republican) * - 29, 818

Mario Cuomo (Democrat) - 7,626

Tom Golisano (Independence) - 2,341


Governor's Race 1998

George Pataki (Republican) * - 26,122

Peter Vallone (Democrat) - 4,404

Tom Golisano (Independence) - 3,036


Governor's Race 2002

George Pataki (Republican) * - 17,393

Tom Golisano (Independence) - 7,111

Carl McCall (Democrat) - 6,826


Governor's Race 2006

Eliot Spitzer (Democrat) * - 19,975

John Faso (Republican) - 11,342


Governor's Race 2010

Andrew Cuomo (Democrat) * - 17, 101

Carl Paladino (Republican) - 12,403


Governor's Race 2014

Andrew Cuomo (Democrat) * - 11, 017

Rob Astorino (Republican) - 16,033

Presidental Elections

Presidential Election 1988

George H.W. Bush (Republican) - 25,362

Michael Dukakis (Democrat) * - 18,430


Presidential Election 1992

George H.W. Bush (Republican) - 18,530

Bill Clinton (Democrat)* - 16,990

Ross Perot (Reform) - 14,853


Presidential Election 1996

Bill Clinton (Democrat) * - 20,440

Bob Dole (Republican) - 17,159

Ross Perot (Independence) - 7, 499


Presidential Election 2000

George W. Bush (Republican) - 23,249

Al Gore (Democrat) * - 22,857

Ralph Nader (Green) - 1,699


Presidential Election 2004


George W. Bush (Republican) - 26,325

John Kerry (Democrat) * - 24,133


Presidential Election 2008

Barack Obama (Democrat)* - 24, 777

John McCain (Republican) - 23, 571


Presidential Election 2012

Barack Obama (Democrat) * - 23, 515

Mitt Romney (Republican) - 19, 980

Senate Elections

United States Senate Election 1988 - Seat 1

Daniel P. Moynihan (Democrat) * - 22,804

Robert R. McMillan (Republican) - 16,699


United States Senate Election 1994 Seat 1

Bernadette Castro (Republican) - 22,485

Daniel P. Moynihan (Democrat)* - 12,674


United States Senate Election 2000 Seat 1

Rick Lazio (Republican) - 23,921

Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democrat) * - 23, 080


United States Senate Election 2006 Seat 1

Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democrat)* - 18,612

John Spencer (Republican) - 12,272


United States Senate Election 2010 Seat 1

Kirsten Gillibrand (Democrat)* - 16,409

Joseph DioGuardi (Republican) - 12,784

(This was a special election to fill the remaining 2 years of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's term, who resigned to become Secretary of State in the Administration of President Barack H. Obama.)


United States Senate Election 2012 Seat 1

Kirsten Gillibrand (Democrat)* - 25,515

Wendy Long (Republican) - 15,404


United States Senate Election 1986 Seat 2

Alfonse D'Mato (Republican)* - 19,999

Mark Green (Democrat) - 8,422


United States Senate Election 1992 Seat 2

Alfonse D'Mato (Republican)* - 26,242

Robert Abrams (Democrat) - 16,310


United States Senate Election 1998 Seat 2

Alfonse D'Mato (Republican) - 21,159

Charles E. Schumer (Democrat)* - 11,672


United States Senate Election 2004 Seat 2


Charles E. Schumer (Democrat)* - 25, 890

Howard Mills (Republican) - 17,167


United States Senate Election 2010 Seat 2


Charles E. Schumer (Democrat)* - 18,286

Jay Townsend (Republican) - 12,182


These are the results of the Major Elections that have taken place in County over the last few decades and the information was provided by the Oswego County Board of Elections.