Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1960

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1960
Minnesota
← 1958 November 8, 1960 1962 →
  Orville L. Freeman, Secretary of Agriculture (1961-1969).jpg
Nominee Elmer Andersen Orville Freeman
Party Republican DFL
Popular vote 783,813 760,934
Percentage 50.56% 49.08%

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County Results

Governor before election

Orville Freeman
DFL

Elected Governor

Elmer Andersen
Republican

The 1960 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 8, 1960. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Elmer Andersen defeated Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party challenger Orville Freeman.

Results[edit]

1960 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Elmer Andersen 783,813 50.56% +8.35%
DFL Orville Freeman 760,934 49.08% -7.67%
Industrial Government Rudolph Gustafson 5,518 0.36% -0.58%
Majority 22,879 1.48%
Turnout 1,550,265
Republican gain from DFL Swing

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