Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1958

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1958
Minnesota
1956 ←
November 4, 1958
→ 1960

  Orville L. Freeman, Secretary of Agriculture (1961-1969).jpg
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

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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