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

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


For more Oswego County Election Results from 1999-present please go to this site:

http://www.co.oswego.ny.us/boe/electionarchive.html