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1910 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1910

← 1908 November 8, 1910 1912 →
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Nominee Samuel Y. Gordon Merrill C. Tifft
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 155,994 86,503
Percentage 56.39% 31.27%

 
Nominee Lewis M. Ayer J. D. Engle
Party Public Ownership Prohibition
Popular vote 18,363 15,788
Percentage 6.64% 5.71%

Lieutenant Governor before election

Edward Everett Smith
Republican

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Samuel Y. Gordon
Republican

The 1910 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 8, 1910. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Samuel Y. Gordon defeated Minnesota Democratic Party challenger Merrill C. Tifft, Public Ownership Party candidate Lewis M. Ayer, and Prohibition Party candidate J. D. Engle.

Results

1910 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Samuel Y. Gordon 155,994 56.39% +0.71%
Democratic Merrill C. Tifft 86,503 31.27% -5.54%
Public Ownership Lewis M. Ayer 18,363 6.64% n/a
Prohibition J. D. Engle 15,788 5.71% -0.81%
Majority 69,491 25.12%
Turnout 276,648
Republican hold Swing

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