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Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1908

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1908

November 3, 1908

Nominee John Albert Johnson Jacob F. Jacobson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 175,136 147,997
Percentage 51.93% 43.88%

County Results

Governor before election

John Albert Johnson

Elected Governor

John Albert Johnson

The 1908 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1908. Democratic Party of Minnesota candidate John Albert Johnson defeated Republican Party of Minnesota challenger Jacob F. Jacobson.


1908 Gubernatorial Election, Minnesota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Albert Johnson 175,136 51.93% -9.00%
Republican Jacob F. Jacobson 147,997 43.88% +9.10%
Prohibition George D. Haggard 7,024 2.08% -0.53%
Public Ownership Beecher Moore 6,516 1.93% +0.25%
Independent William W. Allen 593 0.18% n/a
Majority 27,139 8.05%
Turnout 337,266
Democratic hold Swing

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