Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1900

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1900

← 1898 November 6, 1900 1902 →
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Nominee ;Samuel Rinnah Van Sant John Lind
Party Republican Democratic-People's
Popular vote 152,905 150,651
Percentage 48.67% 47.95%

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County Results

Governor before election

John Lind
Democratic-People's

Elected Governor

Samuel Rinnah Van Sant
Republican

The 1900 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1900. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Samuel Rinnah Van Sant narrowly defeated incumbent Democratic Party of Minnesota Governor John Lind. This was the third of three successive elections in which Lind headed a coalition of the Democrats with the People's Party.

Results[edit]

1900 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Samuel Rinnah Van Sant 152,905 48.67% +4.41%
Democratic-People's John Lind 150,651 47.95% -4.31%
Prohibition Bernt B. Haugan 5,430 1.73% -0.37%
Social Democratic Thomas H. Lucas 3,546 1.13% n/a
Socialist Labor Edward Kriz 886 0.28% -0.39%
Midroad-Populist Sylvester M. Fairchild 763 0.24% -0.47%
Majority 2,254 0.72%
Turnout 314,181
Republican gain from Democratic-People's

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