1916 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1916

← 1914 November 7, 1916 1918 →
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Nominee Thomas Frankson Julius Thorson
Party Republican DFL
Popular vote 213,604 103,509
Percentage 56.75% 27.5%

 
Nominee Andrew Hanson L. A. Simonson
Party Socialist Prohibition
Popular vote 33,628 25,662
Percentage 8.93% 6.82%

Lieutenant Governor before election

George H. Sullivan
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Thomas Frankson
Republican

The 1916 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1916. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Thomas Frankson defeated Minnesota Democratic Party challenger Julius Thorson, Socialist Party of Minnesota candidate Andrew Hanson, and Prohibition Party candidate L. A. Simonson.

Results[edit]

1916 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Thomas Frankson 213,604 56.75% +8.47%
DFL Julius Thorson 103,509 27.50% -6.16%
Socialist Andrew Hanson 33,628 8.93% +0.07%
Prohibition L. A. Simonson 25,662 6.82% +0.96%
Majority 110,095 29.25%
Turnout 376,403
Republican hold Swing

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