World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1936

 

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1936

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1936

November 3, 1936

 
Nominee Elmer Austin Benson Martin A. Nelson
Party Farmer-Labor Republican
Popular vote 680,342 431,841
Percentage 60.74% 38.55%

County Results

Governor before election

Hjalmar Petersen
Farmer-Labor

Elected Governor

Elmer Austin Benson
Farmer-Labor

The 1936 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1936. Farmer-Labor Party candidate Elmer Austin Benson defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Martin A. Nelson. The Democrats did not field a candidate.

Results

1936 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Farmer-Labor Elmer Austin Benson 680,342 60.74% +16.12%
Republican Martin A. Nelson 431,841 38.55% +0.83%
Industrial Earl Stewart 7,996 0.71% n/a
Majority 248,501 22.18%
Turnout 1,120,179
Farmer-Labor hold Swing

See also

External links

  • http://www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=653
  • http://www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=657
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.