Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1920

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1920
Minnesota
1918 ←
November 2, 1920 → 1922

  JacobPreus.jpg Hshipstead.jpg Laurence C Hodgson 1919.jpg
Nominee J. A. O. Preus Henrik Shipstead Laurence C. Hodgson
Party Republican Independent Democratic
Popular vote 415,805 281,402 81,293
Percentage 53.06% 35.91% 10.37%

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County Results

Governor before election

J. A. A. Burnquist
Republican

Elected Governor

J. A. O. Preus
Republican

The 1920 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1920. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate J. A. O. Preus defeated Independent challenger Henrik Shipstead, who would later go on to be a Farmer-Labor and Republican Senator in the United States Senate.

Results[edit]

1920 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican J. A. O. Preus 415,805 53.06% +10.33%
Independent Henrik Shipstead 281,402 35.91% n/a
Democratic Laurence C. Hodgson 81,293 10.37% -9.33%
Socialist Peter J. Sampson 5,124 0.65% -1.35%
Majority 134,403 17.15%
Turnout 783,624
Republican hold Swing

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