Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1918

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1918
Minnesota
1916 ←
November 5, 1918 → 1920

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Nominee J. A. A. Burnquist David H. Evans Fred Wheaton
Party Republican Farmer–Labor Democratic
Popular vote 166,515 111,948 76,793
Percentage 42.73% 28.73% 19.71%

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County Results

Governor before election

J. A. A. Burnquist
Republican

Elected Governor

J. A. A. Burnquist
Republican

The 1918 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1918. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate J. A. A. Burnquist defeated Farmer-Labor Party challenger David H. Evans. This is the first gubernatorial election in Minnesota with a Farmer-Labor candidate.

Results[edit]

1918 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican J. A. A. Burnquist 166,515 42.73% -20.21%
Farmer–Labor David H. Evans 111,948 28.73% n/a
Democratic Fred Wheaton 76,793 19.71% -4.13%
Socialist L. P. Berot 7,794 2.00% -4.73%
National Olaf O. Stageberg 6,648 1.71% n/a
Majority 54,567 14.00%
Turnout 389,698
Republican hold Swing

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