Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1970

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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1970
Minnesota
← 1966 November 3, 1970 1974 →
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Nominee Wendell Anderson Douglas M. Head
Party DFL Republican
Popular vote 737,921 621,780
Percentage 54.04% 45.54%

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County Results

Governor before election

Harold LeVander
Republican

Elected Governor

Wendell Anderson
DFL

The 1970 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1970. Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party candidate Wendell Anderson defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Douglas M. Head.

Results[edit]

1970 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL Wendell Anderson 737,921 54.04% +7.10%
Republican Douglas M. Head 621,780 45.54% -7.02%
Industrial Government Karl Heck 4,781 0.35% -0.15%
Majority 116,141 8.51%
Turnout 1,365,443
DFL gain from Republican Swing

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