1940 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1940

← 1938 November 5, 1940 1942 →
 
Nominee C. Elmer Anderson Howard Y. Williams Frank Patrick Ryan
Party Republican Farmer–Labor Democratic–Farmer–Labor
Popular vote 598,369 305,418 265,793
Percentage 51.16% 26.11% 22.73%

Lieutenant Governor before election

C. Elmer Anderson
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

C. Elmer Anderson
Republican

The 1940 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1940. Incumbent Lieutenant Governor C. Elmer Anderson of the Republican Party of Minnesota defeated Minnesota Farmer–Labor Party challenger Howard Y. Williams and Minnesota Democratic Party candidate Frank Patrick Ryan.

Results[edit]

1940 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican C. Elmer Anderson (incumbent) 598,369 51.16% -3.58%
Farmer–Labor Howard Y. Williams 305,418 26.11% -8.62%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Frank Patrick Ryan 265,793 22.73% +12.21%
Majority 292,951 25.05%
Turnout 1,169,580
Republican hold Swing

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