Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1934

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1934
Minnesota
← 1932 November 6, 1934 1936 →
  Painting of Governor Floyd B. Olson.jpg
Nominee Floyd B. Olson Martin A. Nelson John E. Regan
Party Farmer–Labor Republican Democratic
Popular vote 468,812 396,359 176,928
Percentage 44.61% 37.72% 16.84%

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County Results

Governor before election

Floyd B. Olson
Farmer–Labor

Elected Governor

Floyd B. Olson
Farmer–Labor

The 1934 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1934. Farmer–Labor Party candidate Floyd B. Olson defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Martin A. Nelson.

Results[edit]

1934 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Farmer–Labor Floyd B. Olson 468,812 44.61% -5.96%
Republican Martin A. Nelson 396,359 37.72% +5.38%
Democratic John E. Regan 176,928 16.84% +0.39%
Independent Arthur C. Townley 4,454 0.42% n/a
Communist Samuel K. Davis 4,334 0.41% -0.05%
Majority 72,453 6.89%
Turnout 1,050,887
Farmer–Labor hold Swing

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