1928 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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1928 Minnesota gubernatorial election

← 1926 November 6, 1928 1930 →
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Nominee Theodore Christianson Ernest Lundeen Andrew Nelson
Party Republican Farmer–Labor Democratic
Popular vote 549,857 227,193 213,734
Percentage 55.00% 22.72% 21.38%

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County Results


Christianson:      30-40%      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%
Lundeen:      40–50%
Nelson:      40-50%



Governor before election

Theodore Christianson
Republican

Elected Governor

Theodore Christianson
Republican

The 1928 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1928. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Theodore Christianson defeated Farmer–Labor Party challenger Ernest Lundeen.

Results[edit]

1928 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Theodore Christianson 549,857 55.00% -1.49%
Farmer–Labor Ernest Lundeen 227,193 22.72% -15.36%
Democratic Andrew Nelson 213,734 21.38% +15.95%
Workers Communist J. O. Bentall 5,760 0.58% n/a
Industrial Harris A. Brandborg 3,279 0.33% n/a
Majority 322,664 32.27%
Turnout 999,823
Republican hold Swing

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