1958 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1958

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Nominee Orville Freeman George MacKinnon
Party DFL Republican
Popular vote 658,326 490,731
Percentage 56.76% 42.31%

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County Results


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



Governor before election

Orville Freeman
DFL

Elected Governor

Orville Freeman
DFL

The 1958 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 1958. Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party candidate Orville Freeman defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger George MacKinnon.

Results[edit]

1958 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL Orville Freeman 658,326 56.76% +5.34%
Republican George MacKinnon 490,731 42.31% -5.87%
Industrial Government Arne Anderson 10,858 0.94% +0.53%
Majority 167,595 14.45%
Turnout 1,159,915
DFL hold Swing

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