1950 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1950

← 1948 November 7, 1950 1952 →
 
Nominee C. Elmer Anderson Frank Murphy
Party Republican DFL
Popular vote 588,777 401,148
Percentage 58.35% 39.76%

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County Results


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



Lieutenant Governor before election

C. Elmer Anderson
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

C. Elmer Anderson
Republican

The 1950 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1950. Incumbent Lieutenant Governor C. Elmer Anderson defeated Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party challenger Frank Murphy.

Results[edit]

1950 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican C. Elmer Anderson (incumbent) 588,777 58.35% +7.87%
DFL Frank Murphy 401,148 39.76% -8.27%
Progressive Susie Stageberg 19,043 1.89% +0.40%
Majority 187,629 18.59%
Turnout 1,008,968
Republican hold Swing

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