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Revision as of 14:45, 16 June 2010

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The New York Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of New York. In his role as the state's chief legal counsel, the attorney general not only advises the executive branch of state government, but also defends actions and proceedings on behalf of the state.

The current officeholder is Andrew Cuomo.

Divisions

The attorney general's legal functions are divided into five major divisions:

  • Appeals and Opinions
  • State Counsel
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic Justice
  • Social Justice

Electoral history

2006

2006 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary [1]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Andrew Cuomo (D) 53.5%
Mark Green (D) 32.4%
Sean Patrick Maloney (D) 9.3%
Charles G. King (D) 4.8%
Total votes 755,008
2006 Race for Attorney General - General Election [2]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Andrew Cuomo (D) 53.4%
Jeanine Pirro (R) 36.2%
Rachel Treichler (Green) 1.3%
Christopher B. Garvey (Libertarian) 0.6%
Martin Koppel (SW) 0.2%
Total votes 4,697,867

Contact Information

State Office Building
44 Hawley Street, 17th Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901-4433

Phone: 607-721-8771
Toll Free Phone: 800-788-9898
Fax: 607-721-8789

See also

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