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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 00, 1962 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1962 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1962 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 25, 1963 - 12:00pm
Term End January 02, 1967 - 12:00pm
Turnout 36.52% Total Population
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifiedThe Oncoming Storm April 09, 2004 02:17pm
Data SourcesMinnesota Secretary of State see [Link]

The Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1963-1964. Minnesota Secretary of State. n.d., 488 and 514-17.
Description Minnesota's last governor elected for only a two year was Elmer L. Andersen, 1961-1963.

The 1962 election was held November 6, 1962, but the results were not known until March 21, 1963 because of a recount. With almost 1.3 million votes cast for governor, Rolvaag won by 91 votes (0.07%) over Elmer Andersen.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1960
NameElmer Lee Andersen Votes783,813 (50.56%)
Term01/02/1961 - 01/00/1963 Margin22,879 (+1.48%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameHarold LeVander Votes680,593 (52.55%)
Term01/02/1967 - 01/04/1971 Margin72,650 (+5.61%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 11, 1962 MN Governor - DFL Primary Karl F. Rolvaag
DFL 293,860
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Name Lt. Gov. Karl F. Rolvaag (I) Gov. Elmer Lee Andersen William Braatz  
PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Republican Industrial Government  
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Uncertified Votes619,842 (49.71%) 619,751 (49.71%) 7,234 (0.58%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -91 (-0.01%) -612,608 (-49.13%)  
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