1912 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1912

← 1910 November 5, 1912 1914 →
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Nominee J. A. A. Burnquist Winn Powers
Party Republican Democratic–Farmer–Labor
Popular vote 147,776 88,534
Percentage 50.36% 30.17%

 
Nominee D. M. Robertson George H. Andrews
Party Public Ownership Prohibition
Popular vote 31,479 25,635
Percentage 10.73% 8.74%

Lieutenant Governor before election

Samuel Y. Gordon
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

J. A. A. Burnquist
Republican

The 1912 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1912. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate J. A. A. Burnquist defeated Minnesota Democratic Party challenger Winn Powers, Public Ownership Party candidate D. M. Robertson, and Prohibition Party candidate George H. Andrews.

Results[edit]

1912 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican J. A. A. Burnquist 147,776 50.36% -6.03%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Winn Powers 88,534 30.17% -1.10%
Public Ownership D. M. Robertson 31,479 10.73% +4.09%
Prohibition George H. Andrews 25,635 8.74% +3.03%
Majority 59,242 20.19%
Turnout 293,424
Republican hold Swing

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