1956 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1956

← 1954 November 6, 1956 1958 →
 
Nominee Karl Rolvaag Leonard R. Dickinson
Party Democratic–Farmer–Labor Republican
Popular vote 725,800 653,353
Percentage 52.63% 47.37%

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County Results


Rolvaag:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Dickinson:      50-60%      60-70%



Lieutenant Governor before election

Karl Rolvaag
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Karl Rolvaag
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

The 1956 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1956. Incumbent Lieutenant Governor Karl Rolvaag of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Leonard R. Dickinson.

Results[edit]

1956 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Karl Rolvaag (incumbent) 725,800 52.63% +0.22%
Republican Leonard R. Dickinson 653,353 47.37% -0.22%
Majority 72,447 5.26%
Turnout 1,379,153
Democratic–Farmer–Labor hold Swing

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