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1966 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1966

← 1962 November 8, 1966 1970 →
 
Nominee James B. Goetz Robert E. Short
Party Republican DFL
Popular vote 647,320 620,293
Percentage 51.07% 48.93%

Lieutenant Governor before election

Sandy Keith
DFL

Elected Lieutenant Governor

James B. Goetz
Republican

The 1966 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 8, 1966. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate James B. Goetz defeated Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party challenger Robert E. Short.

Results

1966 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican James B. Goetz 647,320 51.07% +1.26
DFL Robert E. Short 620,293 48.93% -1.26
Majority 27,027 2.14%
Turnout 1,267,613
Republican gain from DFL Swing

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