1952 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1952

← 1950 November 5, 1952 1954 →
  AncherNelsen2.jpg
Nominee Ancher Nelsen Arthur Hansen
Party Republican Democratic (DFL)
Popular vote 730,971 615,186
Percentage 54.3% 45.7%

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County Results


Nelson:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Hansen:      50-60%

     60-70%

Lieutenant Governor before election

Vacant

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Ancher Nelsen
Republican

The 1952 Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1952. Republican Party of Minnesota candidate Ancher Nelsen defeated Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party challenger Arthur Hansen.

Results[edit]

1952 Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ancher Nelsen 730,971 54.30% -4.05%
Democratic (DFL) Arthur Hansen 615,186 45.70% +5.94%
Majority 115,785 8.60%
Turnout 1,346,157
Republican hold Swing

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