1892 Minnesota gubernatorial election

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1892 Minnesota gubernatorial election

← 1890 November 8, 1892 1894 →
  Knute Nelson cph.3a45938.jpg Daniel William Lawler (March 28, 1859 - September 15, 1926) in 1915.jpg IgnatiusDonnelly1898.jpg
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%

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County Results


Nelson:      30-40%      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70-80%
Becker:      30-40%      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%
Donnelly:      30-40%      40-50%

     50-60%

Governor before election

William Rush Merriam
Republican

Elected Governor

Knute Nelson
Republican

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.

Results[edit]

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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