Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1934

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1934
Minnesota
1932 ←
November 6, 1934 → 1936

  Painting of Governor Floyd B. Olson..jpg
Nominee Floyd B. Olson Martin A. Nelson John E. Regan
Party Farmer-Labor Republican Democratic
Popular vote 468,812 396,359 176,928
Percentage 44.61% 37.72% 16.84%

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County Results

Governor before election

Floyd B. Olson
Farmer-Labor

Elected Governor

Floyd B. Olson
Farmer-Labor

The 1934 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1934. Farmer-Labor Party candidate Floyd B. Olson defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Martin A. Nelson.

Results[edit]

1934 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Farmer-Labor Floyd B. Olson 468,812 44.61% -5.96%
Republican Martin A. Nelson 396,359 37.72% +5.38%
Democratic John E. Regan 176,928 16.84% +0.39%
Independent Arthur C. Townley 4,454 0.42% n/a
Communist Samuel K. Davis 4,334 0.41% -0.05%
Majority 72,453 6.89%
Turnout 1,050,887
Farmer-Labor hold Swing

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