1871 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1871
← 1869 November 7, 1871 1873 →
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Nominee Horace Austin Winthrop Young
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 46,950 30,376
Percentage 60.06% 38.86%

Governor before election

Horace Austin
Republican

Elected Governor

Horace Austin
Republican

The 1871 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1871 to elect the governor of Minnesota. Incumbent Horace Austin was reelected to a second term.

Results[edit]

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1871[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Horace Austin 46,950 60.06
Democratic Winthrop Young 30,376 38.86
Prohibition Samuel Mayall 846 1.08
Total votes 78,172 100
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 07, 1871". Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book) - Chapter 10 Minnesota Elections" (PDF). Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2016-05-07.