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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1954


Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1954

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1954

November 2, 1954

Nominee Orville Freeman C. Elmer Anderson
Party DFL
Popular vote 607,099 538,865
Percentage 52.73% 46.80%

County Results

Governor before election

C. Elmer Anderson

Elected Governor

Orville Freeman

The 1954 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1954. Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate Orville Freeman defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger C. Elmer Anderson.


1954 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Orville Freeman 607,099 52.73% +8.71%
Republican C. Elmer Anderson 538,865 46.80% -8.53%
Industrial Government Ross Schelin 5,453 0.47% +0.19%
Majority 68,234 5.93%
Turnout 1,151,417
DFL gain from Swing

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