1958 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1958

← 1956 November 4, 1958 1960 →
 
Nominee Karl Rolvaag Bernard E. Ericsson
Party Democratic–Farmer–Labor Republican
Popular vote 648,941 468,071
Percentage 58.1% 41.9%

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County Results


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



Lieutenant Governor before election

Karl Rolvaag
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Karl Rolvaag
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

The 1958 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 1958. Incumbent Lieutenant Governor Karl Rolvaag of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Bernard E. Ericsson.

Results[edit]

1958 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Karl Rolvaag (incumbent) 648,941 58.10% +5.47%
Republican Bernard E. Ericsson 468,071 41.90% -5.47%
Majority 180,870 16.20%
Turnout 1,117,012
Democratic–Farmer–Labor hold Swing

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