1934 United States Senate election in Minnesota

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United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1934

← 1928 November 6, 1934 1940 →
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Nominee Henrik Shipstead N. J. Holmberg Einar Hoidale
Party Farmer–Labor Republican Democratic
Popular vote 503,379 294,757 200,083
Percentage 49.87% 29.20% 19.82%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Henrik Shipstead
Farmer–Labor

Elected U.S. Senator

Henrik Shipstead
Farmer–Labor

The 1934 United States Senate election in Minnesota took place on November 6, 1934. Incumbent Farmer–Labor U.S. Senator Henrik Shipstead defeated former State Senator Nathaniel J. Holmberg of the Republican Party of Minnesota and U.S. Representative Einar Hoidale of the Minnesota Democratic Party to win a third term.

Democratic primary[edit]

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Democratic primary election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Einar Hoidale 169,651 71.37%
Democratic Lewis Lohmann 68,066 28.63%
Total votes 237,717 100.00%

Farmer–Labor primary[edit]

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Farmer–Labor primary election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Farmer–Labor Henrik Shipstead (Incumbent) 198,151 73.57%
Farmer–Labor Francis H. Shoemaker 71,172 26.43%
Total votes 269,323 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

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Republican primary election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican N. J. Holmberg 85,534 54.68%
Republican Tom Davis 70,879 45.32%
Total votes 156,413 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Farmer–Labor Henrik Shipstead (Incumbent) 503,379 49.87%
Republican N. J. Holmberg 294,757 29.20%
Democratic Einar Hoidale 200,083 19.82%
Communist Alfred Tiala 5,620 0.56%
Socialist Morris Kaplan 5,616 0.56%
Total votes 1,009,455 100.00%
Majority 208,622 20.67%
Farmer–Labor hold

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