NewsElections New York primary results: How NYC voted in governor, attorney general races All the boroughs favored Cuomo, but only three went to his lieutenant governor. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, left, and candidate for attorney general Letitia James, right, won each of their primaries Thursday. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz; Howard Schnapp; Charles Eckert By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated September 14, 2018 11:51 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The establishment candidates came out on top Thursday in the Democratic primaries for the highest state offices. Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated challenger Cynthia Nixon by 30 percentage points. Winning by a smaller margin, Cuomo’s lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, beat City Councilman Jumaane Williams. And Cuomo’s pick for attorney general, City Public Advocate Letitia James, defeated three other Democratic candidates, Zephyr Teachout, Sean Patrick Maloney and Leecia Eve. All five boroughs favored Cuomo, according to the New York Time’s election results, but in the lieutenant governor race, Williams won his home borough of Brooklyn, as well as Manhattan. Williams also performed better than Nixon across the city. James won all the boroughs except Manhattan, which went to law professor Teachout. Here’s a breakdown of the results in the three races according to Times data: Governor Bronx Cuomo: 82.8% Nixon: 17.2% Brooklyn Cuomo: 61.9% Nixon: 38.1% Manhattan Cuomo: 58.4% Nixon: 41.6% Queens Cuomo: 72.9% Nixon: 27.1% Staten Island Cuomo: 73.6% Nixon: 26.4% Lieutenant Governor Bronx Hochul: 59.1% Williams: 40.9% Brooklyn Williams: 63.6% Hochul: 36.4% Manhattan Williams: 56.1% Hochul: 43.9% Queens Hochul: 53.8% Williams: 46.2% Staten Island Hochul: 60.8% Williams: 39.2% Attorney General Bronx James: 66.4% Maloney: 20.6% Teachout: 10.2% Brooklyn James: 55.4% Teachout: 30.9% Maloney: 12.1% Manhattan Teachout: 44.3% James: 36.1% Maloney: 17.7% Queens James: 55.3% Maloney: 21.3% Teachout: 20.9% Staten Island James: 50.7% Maloney: 29.8% Teachout: 17.2% By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic IDC-challengers triumph in state Senate primariesThe former IDC state senators were accused of being "fake Democrats." Gov. Cuomo wins Democratic primaryThe Associated Press declared Cuomo the winner shortly after 9:30 p.m. What does Jumaane Williams have in his backpack?The Brooklyn councilman is rarely seen without his gray and black backpack. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.