World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1944

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1944

November 7, 1944

 
Nominee Edward John Thye Byron G. Allen
Party Republican DFL
Popular vote 701,185 430,132
Percentage 61.59% 37.78%

County Results

Governor before election

Edward John Thye
Republican

Elected Governor

Edward John Thye
Republican

The 1944 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1944. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Edward John Thye defeated Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party challenger Byron G. Allen. As the Democratic Party of Minnesota and Farmer-Labor Party merged earlier in the year, this was the first gubernatorial election in which the parties ran a combined ticket. The vote change below reflects the departure from the combined Democratic and Farmer-Labor totals in 1942.

Results

1944 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Edward John Thye 701,185 61.59% +9.99%
DFL Byron G. Allen 430,132 37.78% -9.44%
Industrial Government Gerald M. York 7,151 0.63% +0.09%
Majority 271,053 23.81%
Turnout 1,138,468
Republican hold Swing

See also

External links

  • http://www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=653
  • http://www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=657
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.