1936 Senatorial Special Election Results - Minnesota
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Popular Vote
Guy V. HowardRepublican 317,457 42.89%
N. J. HolmbergIndependent 210,364 28.42%
Andrew Olaf DevoldIndependent Progressive 147,858 19.98%
John G. AlexanderIndependent 64,493 8.71%
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Election Notes:
  • Special election to complete unexpired term ending January 3, 1937. Vacancy caused by death of Thomas Schall on December 22, 1935. Elmer Benson was initially appointed to the seat, pending a special election. Benson did not run in either the special election or concurrent regular election.
Demographic Data

1940 Population:2,792,300Enum.1940 Population Density:13.5persons/km2
1930 Population:2,563,953Enum.1930 Population Density:12.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):206,189km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.9%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Minnesota Secretary of State. The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota 1937, Minnesota Secretary of State (https://www.lrl.mn.gov/archive/sessions/electionresults/1936-11-03-g-man.pdf) (accessed 24 Oct 2023)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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