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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1892

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1892

November 8, 1892

Nominee Knute Nelson Daniel W. Lawler Ignatius L. Donnelly
Party Republican Democratic People's
Popular vote 109,220 94,600 39,862
Percentage 42.68% 36.96% 15.58%

County Results

Governor before election

William Rush Merriam

Elected Governor

Knute Nelson

The 1892 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 8, 1892. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Knute Nelson defeated Democratic Party of Minnesota challenger Daniel W. Lawler and People's Party candidate Ignatius L. Donnelly.


1892 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Knute Nelson 109,220 42.68% +6.10%
Democratic Daniel W. Lawler 94,600 36.96% +1.33%
People's Ignatius L. Donnelly 39,862 15.58% n/a
Prohibition William J. Dean 12,239 4.78% +1.28%
Majority 14,620 5.72%
Turnout 255,921
Republican hold Swing

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