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1916 Minnesota gubernatorial election

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1916

← 1914 November 7, 1916 1918 →
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Nominee J. A. A. Burnquist Thomas P. Dwyer
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 245,841 93,112
Percentage 62.94% 23.84%

 
Nominee J. O. Bentall Thomas J. Anderson
Party Socialist Prohibition
Popular vote 26,306 19,884
Percentage 6.73% 5.09%

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County Results
Burnquist
  40-50%
  50-60%
  60-70%
  70-80%
  80-90%


Governor before election

J. A. A. Burnquist
Republican

Elected Governor

J. A. A. Burnquist
Republican

The 1916 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1916. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate J. A. A. Burnquist defeated Democratic Party of Minnesota challenger Thomas P. Dwyer.

Results

1916 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican J. A. A. Burnquist 245,841 62.94% +21.06%
Democratic Thomas P. Dwyer 93,112 23.84% -21.70%
Socialist J. O. Bentall 26,306 6.73% +1.72%
Prohibition Thomas J. Anderson 19,884 5.09% -0.32%
Industrial Labor John P. Johnson 5,476 1.40% +0.28%
Majority 152,729 39.10%
Turnout 390,619
Republican hold Swing

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