Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1970

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1970
Minnesota
1966 ←
November 3, 1970
→ 1974

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Nominee Wendell Anderson Douglas M. Head
Party DFL Republican
Popular vote 737,921 621,780
Percentage 54.04% 45.54%

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County Results

Governor before election

Harold LeVander
Republican

Elected Governor

Wendell Anderson
DFL

The 1970 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1970. Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate Wendell Anderson defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Douglas M. Head.

Results[edit]

1970 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DFL Wendell Anderson 737,921 54.04% +7.10%
Republican Douglas M. Head 621,780 45.54% -7.02%
Industrial Government Karl Heck 4,781 0.35% -0.15%
Majority 116,141 8.51%
Turnout 1,365,443
DFL gain from Republican Swing

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