1924 United States Senate election in Minnesota

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United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1924

← 1923 (Special) November 4, 1924 1930 →
  ThomasDSchall.jpg MagnusJohnson.jpg John J. Farrell in 1917.jpg
Nominee Thomas D. Schall Magnus Johnson John J. Farrell
Party Republican Farmer–Labor Democratic
Popular vote 388,594 380,646 53,709
Percentage 46.45% 45.50% 6.42%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Magnus Johnson
Farmer–Labor

Elected U.S. Senator

Thomas D. Schall
Republican

The 1924 United States Senate election in Minnesota took place on November 4, 1924. Republican U.S. Representative Thomas D. Schall defeated incumbent Farmer–Labor U.S. Senator Magnus Johnson and Democratic challenger John J. Farrell. Johnson, who was elected in the 1923 special election, had been in office for less than a year and a half when his attempt to win a full six-year term was defeated by Schall.

Farmer–Labor primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Farmer–Labor primary election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Farmer–Labor Magnus Johnson (Incumbent) 174,343 88.43%
Farmer–Labor Michael Ferch 15,254 7.74%
Farmer–Labor Hjalmar Dantes 7,548 3.83%
Total votes 197,145 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas D. Schall 81,701 35.46%
Republican Oscar Hallam 80,491 34.94%
Republican Ole Sageng 68,198 29.60%
Total votes 230,390 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas D. Schall 388,594 46.45%
Farmer–Labor Magnus Johnson (Incumbent) 380,646 45.50%
Democratic John J. Farrell 53,709 6.42%
Independent Merle Birmingham 8,620 1.03%
Independent Thomas Keefe 4,994 0.60%
Total votes 836,563 100.00%
Majority 7,948 0.95%
Republican gain from Farmer–Labor

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