1954 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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1954 Minnesota gubernatorial election

← 1952 November 2, 1954 1956 →
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Nominee Orville Freeman C. Elmer Anderson
Party Democratic–Farmer–Labor Republican
Popular vote 607,099 538,865
Percentage 52.73% 46.80%

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County Results


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



Governor before election

C. Elmer Anderson
Republican

Elected Governor

Orville Freeman
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

The 1954 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1954. Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party candidate Orville Freeman defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger C. Elmer Anderson.

Results[edit]

1954 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Orville Freeman 607,099 52.73% +8.71%
Republican C. Elmer Anderson 538,865 46.80% -8.53%
Industrial Government Ross Schelin 5,453 0.47% +0.19%
Majority 68,234 5.93%
Turnout 1,151,417
Democratic–Farmer–Labor gain from Republican Swing

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