1930 United States Senate election in Minnesota

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United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1930

← 1924 November 4, 1930 1936 (Special) →
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Nominee Thomas D. Schall Einar Hoidale Ernest Lundeen
Party Republican Democratic Farmer–Labor
Popular vote 293,626 282,018 178,671
Percentage 37.61% 36.13% 22.89%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Thomas D. Schall
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Thomas D. Schall
Republican

The 1930 United States Senate election in Minnesota took place on November 4, 1930. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Thomas D. Schall defeated Einar Hoidale of the Minnesota Democratic Party and former U.S. Representative Ernest Lundeen of the Farmer–Labor Party of Minnesota to win a second term.

Farmer–Labor primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Farmer–Labor primary election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Farmer–Labor Ernest Lundeen 75,050 65.47%
Farmer–Labor Knud Wefald 39,589 34.53%
Total votes 114,639 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas D. Schall (Incumbent) 266,736 57.40%
Republican Theodore Christianson 173,390 37.31%
Republican John F. Selb 24,573 5.29%
Total votes 464,699 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas D. Schall (Incumbent) 293,626 37.61%
Democratic Einar Hoidale 282,018 36.13%
Farmer–Labor Ernest Lundeen 178,671 22.89%
Independent Charles A. Lund 20,669 2.65%
Communist Rudolph Harju 5,645 0.72%
Total votes 780,629 100.00%
Majority 11,608 1.48%
Republican hold

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