1966 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1966

← 1962 November 8, 1966 1970 →
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Nominee Harold LeVander Karl Rolvaag
Party Republican DFL
Popular vote 680,593 607,943
Percentage 52.55% 46.94%

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County Results

LeVander:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Rolvaag:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Karl Rolvaag
DFL

Elected Governor

Harold LeVander
Republican

The 1966 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 8, 1966. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Harold LeVander defeated Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party challenger Karl Rolvaag.

Results[edit]

1966 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Harold LeVander 680,593 52.55% +2.85%
DFL Karl Rolvaag (i) 607,943 46.94% -2.77%
Industrial Government Kenneth Sachs 6,522 0.50% -0.08%
Majority 72,650 5.61%
Turnout 1,295,058
Republican gain from DFL Swing

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