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Parents > United States > Minnesota > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1938 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 08, 1938 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 08, 1938 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 02, 1939 - 12:00pm
Term End January 02, 1941 - 12:00pm
Turnout 44.18% Total Population
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifiedThe Oncoming Storm February 22, 2004 02:42pm
Data SourcesMinnesota Secretary of State see [Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyMN Farmer-Labor Won11/03/1936
NameElmer Austin Benson Votes680,342 (60.74%)
Term01/04/1937 - 01/02/1939 Margin248,501 (+22.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1940
NameHarold Edward Stassen Votes654,686 (52.06%)
Term01/02/1941 - 01/02/1943 Margin195,077 (+15.51%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 20, 1938 MN Governor - MFL Primary Elmer Austin Benson
Jun 20, 1938 MN Governor - R Primary Harold Edward Stassen
Jun 20, 1938 MN Governor - D Primary Thomas F. Gallagher
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Name Harold Edward Stassen (I) Gov. Elmer Austin Benson Thomas F. Gallagher John William Castle  
PartyRepublican MN Farmer-Labor Democratic Industrial  
Uncertified Votes678,839 (59.92%) 387,263 (34.18%) 65,875 (5.82%) 899 (0.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -291,576 (-25.74%) -612,964 (-54.11%) -677,940 (-59.84%)  
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