1890 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Minnesota
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Popular Vote
William R. MerriamRepublican 88,111 36.57%
Thomas WilsonDemocratic 85,844 35.63%
S. M. OwenFarmer's Alliance 58,513 24.28%
James P. PinkhamProhibition 8,424 3.50%
Scattering- 63 0.03%
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Election Notes:
  • Candidates' party affiliations obtained from the The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota 1891. https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015054508455&seq=634
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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Minnesota Historical Society, "Governor," Abstract of Votes Polled in the State of Minnesota, at the General Election held in the several Counties of said State, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday, being the Fourth day of November, A.D. 1890 (St. Paul, 1890)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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