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1934 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1934

← 1932 November 6, 1934 1936 →
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Nominee Hjalmar Petersen Franklin F. Ellsworth Arthur D. Reynolds
Party Farmer–Labor Republican Democratic
Popular vote 428,897 331,747 222,144
Percentage 43.64% 33.76% 22.6%

Lieutenant Governor before election

Konrad K. Solberg
Farmer–Labor

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Hjalmar Petersen
Farmer–Labor

The 1934 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1934. Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party candidate Hjalmar Petersen defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Franklin F. Ellsworth and Minnesota Democratic Party candidate Arthur D. Reynolds.

Results

1934 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Farmer–Labor Hjalmar Petersen 428,897 43.64% -1.70%
Republican Franklin F. Ellsworth 331,747 33.76% +0.60%
Democratic Arthur D. Reynolds 222,144 22.60% +2.17%
Majority 97,150 9.88%
Turnout 982,788
Farmer–Labor hold Swing

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