1950 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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1950 Minnesota gubernatorial election

← 1948 November 7, 1950 1952 →
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Nominee Luther Youngdahl Harry H. Peterson
Party Republican Democratic–Farmer–Labor
Popular vote 635,800 400,637
Percentage 60.75% 38.28%

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County Results


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



Governor before election

Luther Youngdahl
Republican

Elected Governor

Luther Youngdahl
Republican

The 1950 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1950. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Luther Youngdahl defeated Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party challenger Harry H. Peterson.

Results[edit]

1950 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Luther Youngdahl 635,800 60.75% +7.59%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Harry H. Peterson 400,637 38.28% -6.79%
Industrial Government Vernon Campbell 10,195 0.97% +0.43%
Majority 235,163 22.47%
Turnout 1,046,632
Republican hold Swing

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