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Parents > United States > Minnesota > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1940 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 05, 1940 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1940 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1941 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1947 - 12:00pm
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifiedRBH March 17, 2013 03:31pm
Data SourcesThe Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1941. Minnesota Secretary of State. n.d., Abstract of Votes Polled for State Officers by Counties.
Description Shipstead was a former member of the Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyMN Farmer-Labor Won11/06/1934
NameHenrik Shipstead Votes503,379 (49.87%)
Term01/03/1935 - 01/18/1941 Margin208,622 (+20.67%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1946
NameEdward J. Thye Votes517,775 (58.92%)
Term01/03/1947 - 01/03/1953 Margin168,255 (+19.15%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 10, 1940 MN US Senate - R Primary
Henrik Shipstead
R 328,738
Sep 10, 1940 MN US Senate - D Primary
John E. Regan
D 96,207
Sep 10, 1940 MN US Senate - MFL Primary
Elmer A. Benson
MFL 128,026
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Name (I) Sen. Henrik Shipstead Gov. Elmer A. Benson John E. Regan Grace Holmes Carlson (W) Carl Winter  
PartyRepublican MN Farmer-Labor Democratic Trotskyist Anti-War Independent  
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Uncertified Votes 641,049 (53.00%) 310,875 (25.70%) 248,658 (20.56%) 8,761 (0.72%) 256 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -330,174 (-27.30%) -392,391 (-32.44%) -632,288 (-52.27%) -640,793 (-52.98%)  
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