Four Democrats and two Republicans were elected in a tight race.
The incumbents Tremaine and Copeland were re-elected.
The Democratic, Republican and Socialist parties maintained automatic ballot access, the Socialist Labor Party did not re-attain it, and the Workers Party did not attain it.
1928 state election results
||Socialist Labor ticket
||√ Franklin D. Roosevelt
||William F. Dunne
||Charles H. Corregan
||√ Herbert H. Lehman
||Charles C. Lockwood
||Herman J. Hahn
||Franklin P. Brill
||John E. DeLee
||√ Morris S. Tremaine
||Harry B. Crowley
||Elizabeth C. Roth
||√ Hamilton Ward, Jr.
||Juliet S. Poyntz
|Judge of the Court of Appeals
||Leonard C. Crouch
||√ Irving G. Hubbs
||Hezekiah D. Wilcox
||√ Royal S. Copeland
||Alanson B. Houghton
- ^ to succeed William S. Andrews who would reach the constitutional age limit at the end of the year
- ^ REDS IN STATE CONVENTION in NYT on June 11, 1928 (subscription required)
- ^ SOCIALISTS DECLARE FOR WINES AND BEER.; ...WALDMAN FOR GOVERNOR in NYT on July 16, 1928 (subscription required)
- ^ STATE REPUBLICANS NAME OTTINGER AND HOUGHTON in NYT on September 30, 1928 (subscription required)
- ^ ROOSEVELT YIELDS TO SMITH AND HEADS STATE TICKET in NYT on October 3, 1928 (subscription required)
- ^ Rev. Herman J. Hahn, of Buffalo, ran also for U.S. Senator in 1938
- ^ Franklin P. Brill, of Buffalo, ran also in 1924 and 1926
- ^ John E. DeLee, ran also for Comptroller in 1920; for Lieutenant Governor in 1922 and 1926; and for Treasurer in 1924
- ^ Elizabeth C. Roth, of Buffalo, ran also for Lieutenant Governor in 1930; and for Comptroller in 1932
- ^ Hezekiah D. Wilcox (Jan 24., 1855 - Dec. 18, 1931), lawyer, of Elmira, ran also for the Court of Appeals in 1916, 1917, 1921 and 1927; and for Attorney General in 1918, 1922 and 1926; Obit in NYT on December 19, 1931. Wilcox was actually ineligible for this office, since he had passed already the constitutional age limit of 70 years.
- ^ Henry Kuhn, ran also for Secretary of State in 1910; for Attorney General in 1912; and for the U.S. Senate in 1922
- Vote Totals-New York Red Book 1929