1948 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1948

← 1946 November 2, 1948 1950 →
 
Nominee C. Elmer Anderson John T. McDonough
Party Republican Democratic–Farmer–Labor
Popular vote 591,208 562,422
Percentage 50.48% 48.03%

MNLtGubernatorial48.svg
County Results


Anderson:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
McDonough:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%



Lieutenant Governor before election

C. Elmer Anderson
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

C. Elmer Anderson
Republican

The 1948 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1948. Incumbent Lieutenant Governor C. Elmer Anderson of the Republican Party of Minnesota defeated Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party challenger John T. McDonough.

Results[edit]

1948 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican C. Elmer Anderson (incumbent) 591,208 50.48% -10.69%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor John T. McDonough 562,422 48.03% +9.20%
Progressive Robert W. Duel 17,448 1.49% n/a
Majority 28,786 2.45%
Turnout 1,171,078
Republican hold Swing

External links[edit]