Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1982

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1982
Minnesota
1978 ←
November 2, 1982 → 1986

 
Nominee Rudy Perpich Wheelock Whitney, Jr.
Party DFL Independent-Republican
Running mate Marlene Johnson Lauris Krenik
Popular vote 1,049,104 711,796
Percentage 58.76% 39.86%

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County Results

Governor before election

Al Quie
Independent-Republican

Elected Governor

Rudy Perpich
DFL

The 1982 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1982. Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate Rudy Perpich defeated Independent-Republican Party challenger Wheelock Whitney, Jr..

Results[edit]

1982 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DFL Rudy Perpich 1,049,104 58.76% +13.46%
Independent-Republican Wheelock Whitney, Jr. 711,796 39.86% -12.48%
Socialist Workers Kathy Wheeler 10,332 0.58% +0.18%
Honest Government 87 Tom McDonald 7,984 0.45% +0.18%
Libertarian Franklin Haws 6,323 0.35% +0.12%
Majority 337,308 18.89%
Turnout 1,785,539
DFL gain from Independent-Republican Swing

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