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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1990


Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1990

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1990

November 6, 1990

Nominee Arne Carlson Rudy Perpich
Party Independent-Republican DFL
Running mate Joanell Dyrstad Marlene Johnson
Popular vote 895,988 836,218
Percentage 50.11% 46.76%

County Results

Governor before election

Rudy Perpich

Elected Governor

Arne Carlson

The 1990 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1990. Independent-Republican Party candidate and challenger Arne Carlson defeated then Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Governor Rudy Perpich.


1990 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent-Republican Arne Carlson 895,988 50.11% +7.02%
DFL Rudy Perpich 836,218 46.76% -9.35%
EarthRIGHT Heart Warrior Chosa 21,139 1.18% n/a
Grassroots Ross S. Culverhouse 17,176 0.96% n/a
Independent-Republican Jon Grunseth 10,941 0.61% n/a
Socialist Workers Wendy Lyons 6,701 0.37% n/a
Majority 59,770 3.34%
Turnout 1,788,163
Independent-Republican gain from DFL Swing

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