1948 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1948

← 1946 November 2, 1948 1950 →
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Nominee Luther Youngdahl Charles Halsted
Party Republican DFL
Popular vote 643,572 545,766
Percentage 53.15% 45.07%

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County Results


Youngdahl:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Halsted:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%



Governor before election

Luther Youngdahl
Republican

Elected Governor

Luther Youngdahl
Republican

The 1948 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1948. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Luther Youngdahl defeated Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party challenger Charles Halsted.

Results[edit]

1948 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Luther Youngdahl 643,572 53.15% -5.81%
DFL Charles Halsted 545,766 45.07% +5.36%
Prohibition Orville Olson 14,950 1.23% n/a
Industrial Government Rudolph Gustafson 6,598 0.54% -0.79%
Majority 97,806 8.08%
Turnout 1,210,886
Republican hold Swing

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